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THIS IS WHY I CAME

They came to the orphanage, I wasn't thinking too much;
Until they looked into my eyes, And I felt their touch.

An incredible connection, This kind of love I'd never seen;
Things were happening so fast, What does all this mean?

Adopted into the family, Thoughts of despair fled;
My Father's arm around me, I'll never forget what he said:

You have a hope and a future, You don't have to be afraid;
I've planned out everything, Preparing for this day.
Here's your new clothes, I'm giving you my name;
You belong to my family, Son, This is why I came!

One Sunday in church, I wasn't thinking too much;
Until I heard the preacher say, Everyone needs a crutch.

At first it didn't make sense, To think I was broken and lame;
My sins had separated me, I was a spiritual orphan in shame.

I bowed my head right then, Trusted Christ in my heart;
I wanted to belong to Jesus, And have a new start.

Adopted into the family, Thoughts of despair fled;
My Father's arm around me, I'll never forget what he said:

You have a hope and a future, You don't have to be afraid;
I've planned out everything, Preparing for this day.
Here's your new cloths, I'm giving you my name;
You belong to my family, Son; This is why I came!

60 years have now passed, I wasn't thinking too much;
Felt a strange pain in my chest, Grabbed hold of the hutch.

The ambulance came, They started working on me;
I was losing the fight, but I was so ready to be free.

Adopted into the family, Thoughts of despair fled;
My Father's arm around me, I'll never forget what he said:

You have a hope and a future, You don't have to be afraid;
I've planned out everything, Preparing for this day.
Here's your new cloths, I'm giving you my name;
You belong to my family, Son, This is why I came!

Sponsor:Kelly Deschler
Contest Name: Men Only 
Form: Ballad Poem
Date: 4-18-14


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BEAUTIFUL BLUE WORLD

I bent down 
kissed the top of her head gently 
For , I must go, 
in to the night 

This beautiful blue world 
I cannot see it all in one day 
Sails set and unfurled 
Moon, full 
Silver at play 

A kiss to last... 
A day... 
A lifetime... 
For, I must go.. 
In to the night 

On the deep blue 
As wide... 
As my heart is open 
Beautiful blue world 
I love it too 

One day at a time 
A kiss to last... 
A journey... 
As far as the heart, 
is prepared to go 
A kiss to last 
Journeys' past 

One day at a time 
This beautiful blue world 
Held in my hand 
Like a kiss... 
A set sail... 
Such things 
To my heart, 
always last


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INSIDE YOUR EYES

You stumble over words
feeling insecure
So much you want to say
but still unsure
You worry what I think
tears trickle down your cheek
want to unzip your heart
but silent.. cannot speak

Look into my eyes
and fear will fly away
I'll see inside your eyes
all you want to say
My finger on your lips
don't say a word
Here in my embrace
every thought is heard

Girl, I love you so
ya make me wanna shout
But we can take it slow
ya never need to doubt
Yeah, I am into you
climb mountains, sail seas
Until our kingdom comes
and you're united with me

Look into my eyes
and fear will fly away
I'll see inside your eyes
all you want to say
My finger on your lips
don't say a word
Here in my embrace
every thought is heard

Look into my eyes
and fear will fly away
I'll see inside your eyes
all you want to say
My finger on your lips
don't say a word
Here in my embrace
every thought is heard

Date: 8-6-14



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Ashes of my dream

Strings all over me
Pulling me backwards
Tying me down
Down the ashes of my dreams

My fear blazed like a wild fire
Their tongues scorched me like devouring wild fire
Their tongues had no positive utterance in my dream 
I could see my dream in ashes

Despite scorching heat of criticism
My dream never died 
In the ashes of my dreams I could see it striving
I could see a flicker of a flame surviving the dying fire 


One complement snatched me out of a blazing fire 
Like a helicopter, it flew me away from my fears 
Up in the sky my dream withered ashes like a tree tilt its old leaves
It was not just a ride but a revival of my dream


Like a surviving little piece of wood in ashes 
My dream is alive and has kept me fighting 
My dream is now a reality; you can do the same with yours 
Never let your dream perish in ashes of your dreams


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Wandering

I wandered the vastness of the universe
Just to met you here
I considered many life times to glimpse
Your adorable essence
I explored the magical land of Atlantis
Even the technological Lemuria
I lived a couple of thousand of years in Sumeria
And learned to spoke magical words
I lived with the hundreds of lambs in Syria
To learn how to live with them in the barren land
I was in Mongolia to learn how to cook food
And created my own menu
I was with the Emperor and Empress of Japan
To be one of their counsels
I was once a daughter of a peasant in Italy
Learned to live with a single meal a day
I learned to fly an airplane in France
And leave my profession for marriage
I craved to wrote songs in Canada
But still longed for someone I knew
I was with you in the battle ground of ancient Egypt
I learned how to kill and to be killed then
I tried to discover more about myself
Lived inside a cave of mountainous Indonesia
I entered the great temple of India
To learn how to be the master of my surroundings
But died when a mysterious epidemic spread
I created more thoughts and realized inside a cell in Chile
And killed myself for an escape to my wrong ordeals
I existed again to work on my rippled karma
I visited the temples of Tibet to find peace
I discovered how to heal myself
And every person I tormented
I roamed around the great City of Brazil
But to no avail I never saw someone like you
I remembered why I am here then
I still chased you in further ground of Incas
But nothing happened
You still left me for another person
I continued to soar within this land
And was killed while counting miles across the sea of England
I explored the lessons of to be abandoned
As I always waited for this love
I was catapulted again in the battle fields of the Philippines
Where I was killed in an ambush with my three best friends
Yet my desire never materialized
I returned here being wary you was out of life again
I decided to get back to the golden planet
But escaped before the capsule like craft flown
While have had a thought in mind
That I am expected you to came
And now finally we bumped each other again
This will be the last life I shall chose to see you
Since I planned long before this moment
I will be home where I am from
And be one with my sparks.


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Stone by Stone

I have a wall you cannot see
Because it's deep inside of me.
It blocks my heart on every side.
And helps emotions there to hide.
You can't reach in,
You can't reach out,
You wonder what it's all about.

The wall I built that you can't see
Results from insecurity.
Each time my tender heart was hurt
The scars grew worse and worse.
So stone by stone,
I built a wall,
That's so thick it will not fall.

Please understand that it's not you-
Continue trying to break through.
I want so much to show myself
And love from you will really help.
So bit by bit,
Chip at my wall,
Till stone by stone it starts to fall.

I know the process will be slow-
It's never easy to let go.
Of hurts and failures long ingrained,
Upon one's heart from years of pain.
I'm so afraid,
To let you in,
I know I might get hurt again.

I try so hard to break the wall,
But seem to get nowhere at all.
For stone upon each stone I've stacked,
And left between them not a crack.
The only way,
To make it fall,
Is imperfections in the wall.

I did the best I could to build
A perfect wall, but there are still
A few small flaws, which are key
Please use each flaw,
To use a crack,
To knock a stone off the stack.

For just as stone by stone was laid,
With every hurt and every pain.
So stone by stone the wall will break,
As love replaces everyone.
Please be the one,
Who shares enough,
To find the flaws, no matter what.


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They Come

Battered and bruised they come
Scattered and torn they come
Homeless and lost they come
Lord, they come..
Mocked at and pained they come
Laughed at and scorned they come
Hopeless and maimed they come
Lord, they come..

Unclean and sick they come
Diseased and lame they come
Tormented and hurt they come
Lord, they come..
Trampled and faint they come
Rejected and stained they come
Wearied and shamed they come
Lord, they come

Open the gates they come
Clear all the ways they come
Let angels praise they come
Lord, they come...
Lord, they come...
Lord, they come...


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Salute to a Man of Mud with an Unblemished Heart

Salute to a Man of Mud with an Unblemished Heart 
Rommel E. Gabitan

Clouds of mud cover his forsaken face
His hair showing strands of entangled complexities
His arms are covered with stingy memories
With all the world’s judgmental presumptions

He wanders in the corners of our fallen castles
Filled with hatred,, ignorance and neglect of men
We hear not his voice but deep in his heart
He is shouting “Hey, have mercy on me!”

We dream of Cinderellas and Prince Charmings
But this Man of Grease has nothing to cherish
Except finding tranquility and serenity of mind
In the midst of emptiness, yet he resembles a smile!

Woe to you people wearing clothes of pretention
Glittering with false gold and silver of indignation
You eat chocolates of sugar coated bitterness
Yet you spit sour drops of your putrid arrogance

He is a man swarmed with grease, mud and flies
He eats the leftovers of our bountiful banquets
But I say to you, he eats with dignity and cleanliness
For his heart is pure and sincere, despite his ugliness


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Body Language

What is it about me that gives you the impression that I am just your average
sleazy, easy, breezy, from the hood who can't possibly get ahead in life unless 
you are by my side.???

Is there a note written across my forehead that reads:
"Warning,
do not respect 
always neglect and,
never expect any goodness from this creature unless
legs are open and ready for business?

Does my azz have a "grab me" sign stuck to it
or is that what you would allow a strange man to do
to your daughter 
to squeeze your mothers breast or are
the words "touch me" tattooed 
across my chest?

Do my eyes unconsciously tell you to come over and try to slowly 
slide down my panties 
with your,
ridiculous lies 
heard too many times
from too many guys
who've more than once tried
to get in between 
or better yet inside
my thighs.?

 Don't get me wrong, I'm being so sincere 
I  just wanna make it clear that
there is something that you hear
if my body tells you action like the movie genre
or do I look different in every scene like a world 
premiere.?

Is bich my name in another language or,
do you see hoe somewhere on my birth certificate?
Am I not worth more than a single letter?...Ay!
or did I somehow give birth to you? Ay Ma!
Do my features confuse you or would you really prefer
a man...."Man".

How can my body speak a language that I have yet to hear?
Well before you get the wrong idea, let me make this clear.

When my azz say "grab me", that really just a lie
If my eyes say "come here" they really mean goodbye
Don't guess my name just ask and I'll let you know
and whatever my forehead region reads is just a bad typo.

It should go something like.... Always respect, never neglect, and only expect 
greatness from this Queen no matter what her pulchritude screams. 
The media degrades her as society points its finger and laughes 
all the while she's searching for your support
the support 
of her father
brother,
her son,
lover.
Why? Because she is yours....
Your mother,
Your Daughter,
Your sister, and 
Your Lover.
So...why not?
Love her, 
Honor her, 
See her for who she really is and
not for what her body says.


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TO LOVE YOUR COUNTRY

To love your country,
you must commit yourself indefinetly;
there are no doubts, or fears
when it comes to defend it fervently..
do it for the sake of  your family,
or your countrymen who wish for peace!

They will send you to distant lands,
away from your loved ones...
to uphold freedom and its sanctity,
and you'll shine with bravery!

Anytime peace is threatened,
you'll retaliate and engage in combat,
true soldiers always fight with self-confidence,
never retreat in any circumstance!

There'll be days of fright , of darkness and despair,
and nights to shed tears on cold pillows;
no tender eyes to glance into or arms to embrace,
but  surrendering distorts your honor! 

As the mission comes to its end suddenly,
and you are one of the surviivors to declare victory,
although you'll also grieve for the fallen ones:
you'll wave your flag to the calmest skies!

To love your country,
you must avail yourself of dignity
and protect its borders vigilantly;
be aware of its tremendous cost:
risk your own life,or allow
the enemy to toast!  


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Although Fertile Were the Fields

Although fertile were the fields, I plowed
That self-same earth lies barren now;
 Barren evermore.
 Still I shall not fear the wrath of God or Anyman
 For my seeds were sown in the wild and unsullied season
 Albeit the earth which absorbed the substance of my labors
  Yields neither fruit nor flower.

   Still what remains behind us after we have passed u nto nothing
  Is it the perception of ourselves by others
   Or the small and humble things that are the substance of my struggle?
   
    Although tertile were the fields I plowed
    That self-same earth lies batrren now;
     Barren evermore.
     Still I shall not fear the wrath of God or Anyman
     For my seedswere sown in the wild and unsullied season
     Albeit the earth which absorbed the substance of my loabors
      Yields neither fruit nor flower.


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Existence

In the wilderness of misty space,

Atoms sprung that shall made my offspring,

In a matter of days,

It shows its essence and wonders,

And touch the lives of its reflections,

Until the greatness flicks,

Ripples and passes through,

Someone's inner being.


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God's Perfect Path

God’s Perfect Path

For it was written 
Upon the heavens
That you and I should meet

It was God’s perfect timing
That we could never cheat

Today is the day
To celebrate what we have been given

Today is the day 
To really start living 


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12 Red Roses

I picked one rose and cried a tear,
It reminded me of you when you once were near.
I picked another,and of course it was red,
Things that you said went through my head.

The third rose was stunning ,and stood so strong,
Put the three together,in the words of a song.
The fourth rose was shinning, you could see it from here,
Put the four together,and wish i were there.

The fifth rose was sad as it drooped a little,
So i moved it in closer, to the middle.
The six rose said i can help number five,
By teaching him how we all can survive.

The seventh rose had a long and thorny shaft,
It had to be cut , so it would last.
The eight rose smelled like the summer air,
They sell bunches of eight at the summer fair.

The ninth rose said hey, don't forget about me,
Just because you have alligeries and i make you sneeze.
The tenth rose was happy to go with the bunch,
He dident want to end up ,about to be crunched.

The eleventh rose snuggled into the crowd,
Saying hey look at me ,im strong and proud.
The twelveth rose came in at the top of the pick,
Saying im the greatest because i look so slick.

Now that i have all twelve together,
Im going to add in a bunch of feathers.
Send them to you on wings of a Dove,
So that you will always remember  that you are loved.



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For them

For them.

To her the word love refers to a boy.
Something she yearns for and misses dearly.

The day they met was cold and fraught with January chill.

“Oh, that does seem so long ago.”

That is the untarnished memory she replays over and over again when events in her life go array.
Back then it was tangible and real, their lives together had not been succumb to so much misery and woe.

They have triumphed, failed, and even caused each other more pain than can be imagined; But through it all they always walked the path together, holding each others hand.

She loves him unconditionally and for that some people cant understand but love needs no excuses, certainly not for them.

She adores him for working so hard, slaving to the man trying to base a future and a plan for them, but she feels guilty that  their small American dream over the years has always led down a dead end.
With today’s hard times she knows they are not to blame, but still her idol hands carry burden with them.

A plot of land, a small farm, and a home to call their own so they may grow old.
that’s all the pair desire.

He loves her to, a thought that at times is unfathomable.
He admires her dreams, even if they are bigger than the world and never distills fear in her that they wont one day come true. She thinks ill rationally and believes in things as a child would, but this merely makes him smile at her spontaneous outlook.

To him she is like a wild bee, searching ferociously for something.
At times he doesn’t think she will ever find it, that’s why its so hard to see her cry.

Life hasn’t been fair for them.
It’s a tragic book that just keeps reading on.

But they muscle through living on their dream and knowing that as long as they have each other, everything will be alright.

And as they drive home to their house with no walls, catching glimpses of each other in their ratty car they don’t feel so alone.

Behind those blue eyes, she will be forever nineteen to him and to her, as she gazes into his brown large pupils; the boy she knows has grown into a man and at that moment they know, one day all the sacrifices they have made will pay off.


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Reality

The things you want...
seem so distant and impossible.

As if taunted by the earth...
dreams come hard and few.

Oh, I wish I knew who is true...
is it Me or is it You ???

Friends one day ,then gone away...
these selfish games they play.

Twisting our hopes and emotions as a whip...
to be pulled in and sunk like a ship.

My hope is not for this worlds leaven...
but a calm pearly heaven !

Where justice is supreme...
and we shall find our dreams.


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CIRCLES OF EAGLES

On sunlit wings 
I travelled 
High above the earth, 
in the realm of spiritual beings 

Mighty mountains 
and cool streams 
Azure oceans 
I live my dreams 
I live my emotions 

I am but a feather, 
beginning to fly 
My body 
My heart, 
carried high 

Clouds of purest snow 
Golden sun 
I passed below 

Another day, 
in the blue 
You could have it too 
Come up if you may 

Circles of eagles, 
in the blue 
You are all with me too 
High above, 
clouds of purest snow 
Together we flew 

Such love, 
in such golden light 
Circles of eagles, 
above clouds of purest white 

The higher I flew 
I met people I lost too 
My father, 
wings aglow 
Beside me, 
golden bright 
Circles of eagles 
High in the light 

A spiritual place, 
high above 
Touching space 
Such love, 
in golden light 
Circles of eagles, 
in flight 


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BENEATH A WESTERN SKY

A Queens' jewelled hand
Lifted slowly,
pointed to the Western land

For, in the West
Stars were seen
Precious things
Hidden
Waiting to be found
In the forests of richest green

A star
Beneath a Western sky
A journey
With you
Deep in to the night

A Queens' jewelled hand
Lifted slowly
To a Western land
Where so many stars
Waiting to be found

Stars for you and I
To be found
Beneath a Western sky

The journey with you
To find this precious thing
Of a star...
Beneath a Western sky
Colour too

So many nights to pass
For, in a Western sky
You and I,
Will find a star
Waiting to be seen
In the forest of richest green

To the edge of night
You found..
What you were looking for..
In the west
Under starlight

Hand in hand
Walking through
Western land
I followed a star...
Found in a Western land
That star....
Was you


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I am that I am

My savior was born a man,
He came from heaven, but a man is what he became.
Ordinary, fallen, vulnerable, weak, and confused.
He became all of this and more,
For he knew that only in the form of a servant,
Could he save the lost, and set the captives free.
But there came a time,
I tell you, there came a time,
When he rose up and claimed his former self,
And knew his nature,
I am that I am, He said.
I am that I am.
I was born a boy.
Ordinary, fallen, vulnerable, weak, and confused.
Almost worthy of the condemnation that this world has shamed upon me and 
mine,
Almost worthy of the epistemological inferiority, that the world complexly imputes 
to me,
I was born a boy,
Full of rage and anger, when they called me “boy” out of their own confusion.
But I came to a man, who is a God, but was a man,
And said, “Lord transform me, my God, transform me into what you will for me to 
be”
And he showed me pain.
And he showed me sorrow.
But there came a time,
When I rose up, and claimed the impossible,
To be a child and man simultaneously,
I was born a boy,
But I came to a man, who is a God, but was a man,
And said, “Lord transform me, my God, transform me into what you will for me to 
be”
And he showed me pain.
And he showed me sorrow.
But there came a time,
When I rose up, and claimed the impossible,
To be a child and man simultaneously,
And now I can look American hypocrisy in the face, and say “God Bless You”
And now I can look klu Klux klan firemen in the eye and say I love you.
Black, beautiful, strong, fearless, and resolute to endure,
Black, beautiful, strong, fearless, and resolute to right this world’s wrong and still 
retain my childlike disposition.
I am a man, I tell you.
And that is more than enough!
For once I strived to rise above, but now I seek to rise in love.
For once I strived to get revenge, but now I seek that hatred end.
And men and boys and women to, would claim the light of victory.
Not because of me, I see, but because of a man, who was a God.
And became fallen, vulnerable, weak, and feeble,
As I felt in a time of trial,
Not because of me, I see, but because of a man, who claimed his former self 
and rose to set me free.
And now, I am true.
Not perfect but a man nonetheless.
I was born a boy,
But I reached to the sky, and said, “God help me”
And now, I AM THAT I AM, I AM MAN!


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Martyr for the Unorthodox word

If I had over 10,000 dreams You'd be the only thing my mind could see Judgment couldn't be real Succumbing to the fear of this cold life Find a way to break through The self-destruction of wordly delusions Don't tell me I've lived so long in a lovely illusion Break me down until we find a Nirvanic state Then bring me a savior from transgressions An atoning sacrifice Send down to me a messenger for me to submit to Bring me the truth to break through The delusion Bring me the messenger to explain it all And let me leave behind Sorrow's caressing the earth The caliphate stole my heart Without a will to fight But I have the Means to be free I'll try to go with the word I believe But so many stones to be thrown Stakes to burn, limbs to break Faces to hate, scorns to taste Will I have the will to die Despite all of the tears no one will cry Sorrow's caressing the earth The caliphate stole my heart Broke my will Safetefied my soul Martyr for the Unorthodox word Sorrow's caressing the earth The caliphate stole my heart Without a will to fight But I have the Means to be free I'll try to go with the word I believe But so many stones to be thrown Stakes to burn, limbs to break Faces to hate, scorns to taste Will I have the will to die Despite all of the tears no one will cry Sorrow's caressing the earth The caliphate stole my heart Broke my will Safetefied my soul Martyr for the Unorthodox word


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Patchwork Teddy Bear

Little stuffed bear
lying on a bed
Made of odd pieces of cloth
Not as handsome
as store-bought bears
Of this he was ashamed
But he captured the heart
of a little girl
And of this he was rightfully proud
Nestled in her arms
So loving each night
He led a charmed life
He brought sweet dreams
or so it seems
and had no wants at all

Years passed, and
the little girl
grew to think he was
of no more use to her
He found himself in
a trash can
His heart so hurt
the angels cried
And this is what they swore

To teddy bear heaven
they carried him
to rest in well earned peace
But from heaven he
could not bear to be
He wanted to be with her
That you surely see

One night the girl
had a frightful nightmare
and cried out for her bear
And in a flash our Teddy came
To keep away the scare

Now Teddy again lies on her bed 
On his face a mighty grin
Cause Teddy found out
his one great love
Indeed still needed him.


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WORLD OF WHITE AND BLUE

Sea of blue, 
crags of white, 
bitter wind, 
majestic sight 

For this is world of white 
and blue 
white mountains of ice, 
blue sea salty and true 

midnight sun on icy wastes, 
cool reflected light, 
pristine wilderness, 
not to everyone's taste 

Stark white cold, 
wind eroded columns of ice 
roar of wind 
roar of sky 

Icebergs scattered in the blue 
raw wind strips me bare, 
the environment does not care.... 
about you. 

Sea,sky and ice, 
nature's freezing cocktail, 
untameable wilderness, 
man cannot sacrifice. 

Pure elements, 
to touch the senses 

Inhospitable sea,sky and ice, 
its very extremes, 
to prevent men of this world 
carrying out their dreams 

Pure cold energy roaring, 
with bitter intent, 
gulls soaring, 
men......spent 

Nature's cold refuge, 
from man and his dreams. 
White armour protects,temperature deflects, 
man's subterfuge 

white mountain, 
white water, 
white wind 

Blue sea, 
blue sky, 
blue wind 
world of white and blue 


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I am

I am a child learning many new things,
I am into dimmonds and beautiful things,
I am loved,
I am cared for 
I am an adult,
I am recoving from abuse,and physical assult,
I am trusting,
I am gental,
I am mending in my heart,
I am helped by freinds,
I am making a new start.....
Thats just begining.....


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TAPESTRY

 
This knot..... 
A second of your time 
This colour........ 
a thought 
 
This ongoing composition, 
your time here, 
your doing, 
your volition 
 
Live your life 
as a tapestry 
Each knot, 
a thread in time 
Each colour, 
light or not 
This composition ..... 
sublime 
 
This colour of thought 
The knots you sought 
This winding thread, 
easy to break 
Together they hold 
On the paths you tread 
This tapestry you unfold 
 
This emerging picture of time, 
this colour 
The fullness of your knot, 
a little less duller, 
if your thoughts, 
are sublime 
 
Winding  thread, 
this image spread 
The pattern 
knots and colour, 
on lifes' satin 
 
Gold and silver knots 
Precious seconds 
This tapestry unravelling 
your thoughts, 
colour, travelling 
 
Tapestry, 
every knot a precious second 
every colour, 
a thought 
Tapestry, 
our lives caught 
 
Shown for all, 
every thought laid 
Tapestry, 
our lives displayed 
This composition, 
our lives, 
our volition 
 
Deepening colour play 
The  richness in your time 
Tapestry, 
woven through, 
winding thread 
The  things you do, 
the things you say 
The life you want to portray


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Lonely Road

I walk a lonely road with trouble on my mind,
Searching for something that isent really all that easy to find.
But the more i look the harder it is, to find that special place,
Its just around the cornor,but it disapears without a trace.

I ask for help from a passer by,but all i get is a stare,
Do i know you they reply?Why should they even care?
Im not asking for your life,nor your money do i need,
A true friend would be nice,to help me set the seed.

Friendships seeds i have set, many years to the day,
Wind ,rain and hardships have wash them all away.
Now the road is long and lonely,and no one seems to care,
They pass you by on the street ,as if your not there.

I look up to the heavens ,and often wonder why,
I am left here on this earth ,lonely and want to die.
I pray to God to end this journey ,to take it all away,
This lonely road is killing me, thats all i have to say.





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A WILD ROSE

Deep in forests of green, 
beneath majestic timbers, 
in soft woody light 
wild roses are to be seen 

Achingly beautiful, 
wild roses 
The colour 
as I imagined 

The wild rose, 
wends its' way 
through the green 
The colour 
The purpose 
All knows 
All can be seen 

For where there are shadows 
A wild rose will burst free 
For it knows, 
knows it is part of me 

Petals of velvet 
Fragrant scent 
The place we met 
My heart 
All it meant 

A wild rose, 
deep in forests of green 
Shadows cannot mask 
The beauty I have seen 


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LET OUR FAITH LEAD US...

How often have we dreamed of feeling
a complete and lasting joy?...
Not the one that can be seen
on our faces so ridden by misery!

We have searched and never found it,
and we still wait for a wide-open door...
with that kind hand reaching out from somewhere,
but if everything else has failed:
let our faith lead us...
where others can't go;
where our struggles turn into rewards,
and doubts become radiant hopes!

Let our faith teach us how to soar fearlessly
into the boundless skies...never dared to own;
and with the boldest and most joyful heart...
we can begin that long journey to victory,
because we have struggled and fought alone
for a delusive glimpse of luck! 

Let our faith lead us to the limits
of our capability and tolerance;
and our only obligation is:
to be very human and truly selfless!


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WINTER WALK

Crackle of frost underfoot 
This snow covered wood 
Where I met you........... 
for the first time 

Clouds of breathy air, 
your cloak of deep blue, 
you made me stop and stare 

For, among the holly, 
we  both were looking for the same thing 
This cold pale sky, 
with no hint of spring 

Your first look, 
took my breath away 
Your shy smile, 
melted me 
The sun shone......... 
On that day....... 

Woods of evergreen, 
dusted with snow 
This walk.......... 
with you 
Inner glow 

This walk..........., 
with you, 
through snow 
My heart, 
wanting you so 

Your hand, 
warmed by mine 
Your shy glance 
How those blue eyes... 
did dance! 

This love did flow, 
on this walk, 
on fresh fallen snow 
So white and clear, 
surrounded by trees of green 

Woods of evergreen, 
fresh fallen snow 
Where our love can be seen 
footprints....... 
side by side, 
long ago 

Where I first met you, 
on that winters day, 
among the holly and snow 
You had far to go, 
now together 
Our way 
seems so short so 


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WHEN YOUR DAY IS NOT GOING WELL

When your day is not going well,
look around to find someone to tell
your problems and worries to...
unless you  lose heart and hope 
and make you empty and blue,
but will you cope with your hurt?

The wonderful joy of being alive:
lies in the secret of facing your struggles,
and change despair into love;
many don't try hardly enough...
they give up and wait for miracles...
others erase their pain with a laugh!

When your day is not going well,
try to say a short and simple prayer:
that'll give you more strenght to bear...
and if misery knocks you down, stand up again,
and start looking at life with new eyes;
all the way through...your courage will arise!

Finding a better way is very pratical,
and when you reach your goal...
you'll lend your kind hand
to even passing strangers,
and love them as your very special friends;
then you won't be lonely and sad!


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ALL IN THE HEART

All I feel 
Not in the mind 
All in the heart 

I feel, 
and you are here 
All in the heart.. 
Is all I feel 
You are near 

Think... 
Live... 
Breathe... 
All in the heart 

The eyes, see... 
The heart... 
Infinately 

All you feel.. 
Inside of me.. 
All in the heart.. 
All you can see.. 

All in the heart.. 
The universe 
Feel for me 
All you can see 


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In Fantasy Land

There is a place where one can go
To laugh, to hope, to always know
There’s nothing too hard for you to stand
When you dare to come to Fantasy Land.
Oh Yes, do come to Fantasy Land.

Come soar with me to heights unknown
To ecstasies not yet full blown
To dreams, and schemes and wondrous plans
They’re here – right here in Fantasy Land.
There’s laughter here in Fantasy Land.

There is a place with song, and dance
And moonlit nights made for romance 
And all these things are at your command
If you believe in Fantasy Land.
The air is fresh in Fantasy Land.

With sunlit days and starlit skies,
And streams and lakes; palm trees so high
And oyster pearls to hold in your hand
But you must believe in Fantasy Land
The sun is here in Fantasy Land.

Imagine your troubles are melting away
With thousands of moonbeams lighting your way
Whatever you need, or want and plan
Is yours, when you come to Fantasy Land.
Enhance your mind in Fantasy Land.

For what do you have if not today?
Those sorrows and problems can fade away
For a time, at least – yes, feel the sand – on the beach
It’s here, in Fantasy Land.
Across the bridge, in Fantasy Land


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A true friend

A Friend.

Associates, I’ve had so many
But let us speak of friends.
It be a term so often used
But I’m the worst of men
When it comes to picking holes in things
And a true authentic friend
He be as rare as rocking horse poo.
On a friend you can depend.

A friend would be there to the end
He’d take naught for himself
Oh yes a friend be wonderful
And adds to life much wealth
You know that when the chips are down
And the whole wide world looks grim
That friend will always be with you
His light will never dim.

This be as rare as hens teeth
But when the day does come
That you find this special friend
Your life will cheer up some
She’ll always soothe and comfort you 
And make you feel real great
A friend is someone sent to you
By the tender hand of fate

Cherish him or her so much
Cause when some-one your heart does touch
There ain’t no treasure on this Earth
There nothing that could have the worth
Of the one who loves and listens to
And gives support always to you
A true friend he till forever
He will not betray you, never!


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The Brave Knight

The Brave Knight 


Poignant agonies stabbing the heart of a young chap, 
howling in despair, longing for the furlough,
Away from the intoxicating life of mishap,
Strung out to the white lies he was once told.
Good things come to those who wait, so they said .
Like a saint with so much patience he stayed.

But the reality struck him hard..

Hiding in the fortress won’t get you the buck,
Out on a stallion, fight like a brave knight – well,that might.
Before the plague begin.
Before the bridge get burn,
Before the cavalry is under siege and the gate is open.

All hail the brave knight.


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Education

I cant read and write can somebody teach me,you tell young people like me that education is the key,I want it,I need it can somebody show me,theres a million things on my mind like who i wanna be but without education there is no me.Its been running heavy on my mind like 1+1 and 3×3 but a young person like me cant count because I been thuggin it out here in these streets,if i told you i was a mastermind would you believe me,right right is what they all say to me,Im not a dummie or a fool dont try to rule me because I dont have an education you think you can fool me.Education,education is what i hear from the hours of 6 to 3.My momma and my daddy keep preaching to me about "child go get an education and graduate for me,now that im in school there isn't a thing you can tell me,I can read,I can write wow I even know my abc's.Education is the number one thing you should have when tryin to survive in these streets because without that knowledge you will get ruined out here in these streets always remember that education is the key


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My Cousin Alf

Written by my Cousin Susan Northwood who thinks she cannot write. She wrote this poem for me. pleaser let her know that she can write very well, she is also an excellent artist. By the way, I am back from my holiday, and glad to be back with you all.





My cousin  Alf.

Whilst searching on the net one day
A name jumped out on me
Peter Duggan, as he is known
My cousin, that he be.
A crazy man, a writer too
Speaks his mind, I kid not you
He loves to argue, and debate
Gossip, and trivia, he does so hate.

He wrote me emails, all the time
And many poems in rhythm, and rhyme
His words were calming, made sense to me
Helped my fears,and anxieties.
Life for him had not been kind
Bullied, beaten, and a troubled mind
But here he was, helping me
With all my anger, that He could see

As time did pass, my life got better
Thanks to him, and all his letters
Back and forth, we wrote like mad
Happy laughing, and sometimes sad.
Now here in Oz, I've come to see
My cousin, and his family
Yes he's just how I imagined
Loves all life, and writes with passion.

He argues, talks, and often shouts
Sings, and laughs, but what about?
Yes, he's blunt, and can be rude
He'll shock you too, if you're a prude
But underneath his suit of armour
There stands a man, who's met his karma
All he wants is peace in in life
No more trouble. fights and strife.

There's many souls who cannot cope
With this loud, outspoken bloke
But I know where this man is from
He says it in his words and songs.
So for me he is not Peter
Or Billy, John or Ralph
He simply is my cousin 
Also known as Alf.

Written by Susan Northwood, for Peter Duggan.


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When the Lavender Returns

As cold as ice
Wrapped round your brain
And darkness unfolds
You’re breathing in pain

It’s been freezing here   
In this Land of Shattered Dreams 
It’s been freezing here 
This corrupted winter stings 

It’s been freezing here  		
(Où est la Lavande?)
Your body can’t stay warm  	
(Où est la Lavande?)
 It’s been freezing here  		
(Où est la Lavande?)
This cruel and criminal storm  	
(Où est la Lavande?)

But don’t give up
Don’t despair
Taste the hope 
Floating through the air

When the lavender returns
It’ll warm your frozen bones
Vivid violet clothes
In their candy overtones

When the lavender returns
It’ll race across the land
Rebel flower grows
In the palm of your free hand

If you look out your window
The ground’s parched and bare
If you call for your lover
She’s no longer there
If you ponder your life
Well, it feels like a wreck
And your failures are scars
You can never forget

As leaves turn brown
Sky fades to grey
You’re feeling the drought
The end of the day

It’s been lonely here
In this World of Fallen Souls
It’s been lonely here
With nowhere left to go

But don’t give up
Don’t despair
Taste the hope 
Floating through the air 

When the lavender returns
It’ll warm your frozen bones
Vivid violet clothes
In their candy overtones 

When the lavender returns   	
(Où est la Lavande?)
It’ll race across the land 	         
(Où est la Lavande?)
Rebel flower grows  			
(Où est la Lavande?)
In the palm of your free hand   	
(Où est la Lavande?)

When the lavender returns    	
(Où est la Lavande?)
It’ll warm your frozen bones   	
(Où est la Lavande?)
Vivid violet clothes  			 
(Où est la Lavande?)
In their candy overtones  		 
(Où est la Lavande?)


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The First Paradox (pair of socks)

Curiosity  can  stew.
O’er the surface brew,
Through gravel and the dew,
A noble idea will stumble
Over table, kiln and shrew,
to knock upon the door of life,
And join the chosen few.

But who shall shell such feats,
to take those steps so true?
Why, God’s love and common
Sense my friend.

Be ye willing,
Be ye true…

For feet covered bold in love,
Will take you through and through,
Past the haughty and the naughty,
Over the hills and far away,.

A pair of socks is God 's offering to you;
to track your kingdom come,
to blend your toes as one,
to comfort new,
The deeds you do,
To meld our souls undone.


 


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Equal in God's Eye

REFRAIN

What does sets us above the pack;
the throng, the herd the mob?
And, do all these most righteous things
bring us nearer to our God?

Does walking upright, head held high
give clear sight from aloft
thus showing those who walk on four
as merely God's cast offs?

   What does sets us above the pack;
   the throng, the herd the mob?
   And, do all these most righteous things
   bring us nearer to our God?

Do denizens of air and sea
fall farther from God's grace,
And, are the golden buzzing bees
so damned to be erased?

   What does sets us above the pack;
   the throng, the herd the mob?
   And, do all these most righteous things
   bring us nearer to our God?

Or, will we find on judgment day
bound to, entombed surprised
when we realize all God's creations 
are equal in His eyes.




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Life Just as it is

Things never turned out the way they were supposed to,dont they?
Words never came out the way they were meant to,arent they?
People never grew up the way they were expected to,wouldnt they?
And life never pan out the way we were always planned to,isnt it?

Cause if they do,or they are,or they would,and if it is..

Then,living would be so easy u will forget how to bend on ur knees,down to ur feet, crying for His Mercy..

Like a dandelion in the windy dessert u will lost---nowhere to be,
Like a blind man in the deep dark night u shall not see..

Until u embraced it for whatever it may be..
No matter how hard one would feel.


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The True Christian's Mission!

In my quest for this mission,
Many days and nights I prayed,
But plagued by selfish visions,
I asked what the Spirit had to say,

The battle engulfed self and spirit,
Screams of desire flooded my mind,
While fierce haunting demons appeared,
My voice of reason was such confined.

Yet the Spirit moves in silence,
And while this Spirit ever grows,
It ever gently reminds us,
By whispering gentle blows,

Thus the tranquil wind,
Burst in upon the storm,
And the quieting din,
Deafened hellish horns,

And in hush's sweet embrace,
The Spirit within me said,
Messages filled with grace,
Of how others must be fed.

Give them glimpses of wonder,
Inspire them with your faith,
Yes, give them much to ponder,
Yet in a much more simple way.

Don't lose them in scripture,
But to the word remain true,
Only teach that which is sure,
And that which you can prove.

There will be those who oppose,
All that I would have you say,
But this is why you were chose,
For this great mission today.

For you have been surely blessed,
With a faith complete and whole,
You've been prepared for this test,
Now go and share what you know.

And keep in mind your quest,
To gather the children who know,
That love's the answer to this test,
Upon which a true Church can grow.

Now I come before you today,
For help in spreading this word,
For its the Church we must save,
To find a path true and sure.

The end times are now upon us,
We need to be better prepared,
With a Church which is more just,
To embrace those lost and scared.

Our Church should always be righteous,
And offer salvation's warm embrace,
It should help the groom to find us,
And with our lamps full we will wait.

But our task reaches further still,
As there is much work to be done,
For we need to ensure God's will,
On earth as it is in heaven!

We'll teach love and forgiveness,
Of both trespasses and debts,
Our mission does not glorify us,
Rather the Lord who gave us this quest.

Once we believe our mission complete,
Humility will show us we have more to do,
And we will always endlessy seek,
That which the Spirit tells us is true.

And above all we will keep in mind,
That it takes a heart wide and great,
Filled with all the love we can find,
To pass through the narrow gate.

So a call to action must be made,
For our great holy quest has begun, 
Visit us whether or not you're saved,
At True Christian Church dot com.


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Lift a Spirit

It is that of a persons heart to which we live. The pain and suffering but at the same time the happiness that exist in the world. It is only human that we feel what we feel and act the way we do at times. But it is the most inner soul's being we strive to be who we really are. We all want the right person in life,the finer things we struggle, for dreams we find crush everyday as we fight just to merely exist and get by in life. But the love we have in ourselves is remarkable and untouch as we are what God wants us to be. No one said life be easy and he sure didnt make us sin free due to eve and the poison she brung upon this earth. But man is man as we face our weaknesses everyday as most strive to be better in some way and others just turning pure devilest ways. Its there we share the same dreams really you and me. You see,I am no different for if you cut; we all bleed the same color of red through our vains. But always stand tall and strong in your beliefs and doings in life, just as long as you know your right. But be not afraid to face the truth and consequinces of our actions. Its only God you have to answer to and no one else in life control the path you walk but that of a higher power. Sometimes,just be a friend of encouragement to one another and dont try preaching all time cause you saving no one. You just beating the bush with words that are loud but hearts that are hard. But be a friend cause that's one thing none us truely really have. Cause think about it, even they stab you in the back. But lift up a spirit even with a smile cause there be the true happiness and God's way of showing he care when he gave you love.


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A Lonely Heart

                                                        A Lonely Heart



Without love a Lonely Heart cries.
Without hope a Lonely Heart sighs.
Without faith a Lonely Heart  dies.

             A Lonely Heart:

Full of Love
Full of Hope
Full of Life
Full of Faith


                                          A Lonely Heart ...
     
                                                                     no more!


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With This New Day

I have lived, 
And felt the cost, 
Paid my dues, 
But I have lost_ You. 


 Still I pray, 
As chaos looms, 
And as my blue turns into grey, 
I hear__ 
The angels sing- In tune. 

 Don't be giving in, 
Don't give up my son, 
Or fade away, 
Lift your chin with the sun__ And rise, 
With this new day!. 

 I have lived, 
And felt the cost of all my wonderin ways, 
I've paid my dues, 
I - Have lost you. 


 I can hear the angels sing, 
Your in a mistaken land__ Lessons learned in truth, 
As the grey seeks out the blue, 
She will__ Your daughter my son--- 
She will return--- To You.

For I have lived, 
Felt the cost of all my walkin days, 
I've paid my dues, 
I- Lost you....


I wont be giving in, 
Won't give up my girl, 
Or fade away, 
I'll lift my chin with the sun--- 
And RISE-- 
With this new day...


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Im Gone

Life as a lonely lost poet bred from dark cracks 
Lost soul living plain and simple among the people black and white 
Drug along with alcoholic among us distracts 
Lost values and principles around one many continue to lack 
Everyday simple facts, its like breathing through plastic sacks 
Slowly suffercating until the brain goes wack 
Once death comes my way I must keep it part of my past 
Aint no way God going to bring my little brother back 
I guess its a curse upon all those of us living like outlaw of an outcast 
How the **** will I ever truly outlast until I heal and break out my cast 
God cant you see Im tired of wearing this permanent mask 
I know my poetry has hidden answers if I look and read closer so I shouldnt have to ask
 Staying lost is a choice in the open road with no gas 
So as a lost poet through hardships now and in the future I will outgrow it 
The devil trying to get my soul and behold it 
but I know only this one man controls it 
Its too priceless for even my own greed to have sold it 
So as a lost poet I will climber higher than high if not then right below it 
Found in a world of lies with few truths as but another lost poet


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The Miracle

Lift the wailing wood
Hammer the tortured nails
Place the ghostly steps
Below the battered rails

Invite those crazy strangers
Dressed in stranger clothes
Join the mighty miracle 
Ready to unfold

Building a stairway 
In the desert
Aimed toward the pure and honest sky
Building a stairway
In the desert
Going to rise for miles
And miles 

Leave this evil town
Where scorpions share your bed
Guilty snakes make a home
Deep inside your head

The bleeding sun
Burns your feet
Hangmen joke
Beggars weep

Buried bodies
Cry for help
Undertakers
Steal your wealth

Building a stairway 
In the desert
Aimed toward the pure and honest sky
Building a stairway
In the desert
Going to rise for miles
And miles 

We’re laughing and      					
We’re dancing				 	
In the desert				
Dancing in the desert			
Of our lives				

Can’t you see?
We’re dancing in the desert
Dancing in the desert 
Of our lives

Feel so free				
Dancing in the desert				
Dancing in the desert 			 		
Of our lives				

Free….so free
In the desert
Dancing in the desert
Of our lives

Lift the wailing wood
Hammer the tortured nails


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I Wish I Knew

All this time I wish I knew,
At other times I wish I had known,
The whats, ifs and buts of life.
Then I hope that I had never known,
What could have been with or without,
It is better for it to remain a mystery,
Than for me to fall prey to solving it.
Let be what there is and accept it,
Better this way than to expect more,
Come what may in this life and more,
Will face it head on and face the strife.


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The Scholastic Mechanic!

Please allow me to introduce,
Without any pardon or excuse,
A man who needs no introduction,
To those he’s given instruction,

A man who has always helped me,
To understand extreme fallacy,
Through guidance and edification,
He spreads his extreme education,

Now he never reserves his lessons,
And always leaves his impressions,
Upon those he teaches his schtick,
For he is our scholastic mechanic,

Always he tinkers under the hood,
To find the best of what is good,
And now without further adieu,
I am proud to present to you,

A man who’s mind always races,
And affords us other head cases,
A view most definitely skewed,
By great wisdom and high I.Q.,

A man whom I proudly call my brother,
Who’s humble wit makes him tougher,
Than my boastful wages however manic,
…Our G-Man the scholastic mechanic!


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I Have Half A Mind

I have half a mind,
To just let go,
Let go of notions,
Which plague me so.

What's it really matter,
If I lose or if I win,
Isn't it that I played,
That matters in the end?

I played from the heart,
And gave it all I got,
With honor and pride,
I've attained this spot.

But like I said before,
You know I have half a mind,
To just let it all go,
No more effort, no more trying...

But the other half sustains,
That which I am thankful For,
Pushing me with great strength,
I can take flight and soar.

And the higher I fly,
From efforts past spent,
The greater I espy,
The grandness of men.

Oh I have half a mind,
To give up, throw the towel in,
But I still have half a mind,
To find a way to soar again!


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A Truly Happy Soul

I look at the vagabond
Half lying against the wall.
He’s smiling with what he’s doing
As if he has a goal.
Sorting out the rubbish
He brought with him for long.
He lives within his own world
Humming an obscure song.

I ponder on a hermit
Why seclusion is his home;
He chose to make his abode
Where no people ever roam.
Waking up before sunrise,
He hoped to live a day;
In the coming of the twilight
Not a debt he has to pay.

I envy the singing blind man;
So skillful at his trade.
He holds instinctive talent;
Finger trekking from fret to fret.
He’s meek in conversation
But he takes pride of his roots;
And even in his blindness
He’d been able to see the truth.

I find joy in my pondering
With the lesson that it brings;
That in my introspection
I’ve learned a lot of things.
To be humble is to be happy
If one looks at life as a whole.
Behind the silence of the simple
Is a truly happy soul.


Date & Time of Writing:
April 13, 2012
12:13am - 1:22pm


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Unconditional

I feel a shiver run down through me
From my head goose bumps to my toes
The Holy Ghost burns my body sweet
As throughout the Lord’s words echo love
And recognition unto remembrance 
Of repentance and all those sins that have past
Gathered would have been heaped upon me
A pile of coal blackened black
But, it was my Savior 
Who gave all the love that He hath
Forgave one as weak as I
As He atoned for my lack
And loved me more, than…
Unconditional, than could a mere man


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Antigone

I am the face of misery
My life, a dissonance of autumn and spring,
The years are written in the same
Lugubrious, nostalgic grey
How can it be the author to blame?
I cannot scream this all away…
Burn nor Bleed this all away…
To Death I am Ordained

Lacuna ever growing
With Velvet sheets of life flowing
Aeons apart of my "royalty"
Under the mask the cannot see...
Can you dispel this tragedy:
Antigone - Epiphany failing

If it must be…
Then just kill me,
(Antigone) sing me out of reality;
I wear this dissonant crown of shame
(Antigone) Of a kingdom's disdain
I hate to be this way... normalcy's bane
(Antigone) Here comes the edict, to blame
The sordid child of Thebes,
This is me,
Antigone

No words of hope
No words of hate
Do I have Lenore to send to me:
The sordid child of Thebes
Caught In the longest nightmare
life - the slowest way to die

I know this is my life 
But I'm not under control
under the mask the will see
Just Another Human

If it must be…
Then just kill me,
(Antigone) sing me out of reality;
I wear this dissonant crown of shame
(Antigone) Of a kingdom's disdain
I hate to be this way... normalcy's bane
(Antigone) Here comes the edict, to blame
The sordid child of Thebes,
This is me,
Antigone

If it must be…
Then just kill me,
(Antigone) sing me out of reality;
I wear this dissonant crown of shame
(Antigone) Of a kingdom's disdain
I hate to be this way... normalcy's bane
(Antigone) Here comes the edict, to blame
The sordid child of Thebes,
This is me,
Antigone

Can you dispel my life; this tragedy?
Can you control the storm in my mind?
I'm asking you: can you rid me
Of The Curse of Antigone?


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Don't Forget

When the mourners turn away from the grave

Don't want them to be sad of what I could have been

When I make it to the Gates of heaven

Don't turn your head in shame from me God

I only lived selfishly till I knew You

When the wind has torn the leaves from my grave

Don't forget to think of me

When the Spring brings buds back to the trees

And when the Sun is warming your brow

Remember my clear blue eyes and a smile

Being human isn't easy as  we're told

Bills still need paying

Food still needs to be gathered and bought

Dark still need the light

And love is the only guarantee

Can you hear me when the birds sing

Or when the crickets call on a summers eve

Can you see me in the morning when you wake

Can you taste me when you have a cool drink

Do you feel me  when I hold you in the night

Love never dies

We take it with us when we go

It's just harder to remember 



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An eye for an eye

Though I am not considered to be a Christian, [I love most religions] But I lover to read the gospels of Mark and Mathew, so I wrote them all in verse...Peter

Eye for Eye.

Folk were listening to our lord
Such a crowd had gathered round
The news of this enigma
Had spread from town to town.
The multitudes all came to him
To hear the words he spake
He’d been speaking there for quite a while
And the day was getting late.

The lord with Passion in his tone
He told those multitudes
{There were poor and rich, and saints and sinners
The good Lords words, their food}
He said to them “now you have heard
An eye for eye, and tooth for tooth
But I give you another law
So listen to my truth”.

“Do not resist an evil person
When struck on the right cheek
Turn to him the other also
Just hear these words I speak
If someone wants to sue you
And take your tunic too
Then let him have your cloak as well
This, I do say to you”.

If someone makes you walk a mile
Then walk with him for two.
Give what one may ask you for
This be the thing to do.
If someone would borrow from you
Then do not turn away.
Hear ye this, it be the truth
These words you hear me say”.


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Behold A Nation

Let's presume all is well
Though we know truly in our minds
That we are still crawling
Like a snail under its shielded carapace.

Let's presume it is well
Though we know we are not yet there
Midst nepotism and bureaucracy politics
In that which our nation is canonized

Furtherance into our country web of hierarchy
Will renounce your reliable imaginations,
Your emotional inappropriate findings,
And your shortsighted quest around time and space.

Believe it or not
Their says must be well felt
Since they are the holder
Of anything go transient tools.

In doubt or not in doubt
Mysteries will sooner than later
Unveil themselves in due time
This is not far from our reach.


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THE BOOK OF KINDNESS AND LOVE

THE BOOK OF KINDNESS AND LOVE 

In the Queens' cloisters 
Lay a book 
A Book called Kindness and Love 
The greatest of them all 
For you cannot have Truth ,without kindness 
For you cannot have The Wise Way ,without love 

Such a book 
Resting on blue velvet 
Each page... 
Beaten gold 
Letters of jet 

This was a book 
More beautiful than the sky 
More magnificent then a castle 
Touched by a Heartstone 
Passed on by a hundred Queens 
A book , to learn by 

A page turned 
A new verse learned 
Pages turned for centuries 
Yet the book never ends 
Deep inside the message wends 
Kindness and Love 

I traced a verse, 
with a finger 
A strange warmth 
Whispered words 
Filled me 
Love too 
This is not magic 
It is love 
Felt by me 
Felt by you 

A Book of coloured sunsets 
Held in trust by the Queens 
On blue velvet 
A Book called Kindness and Love 
The greatest of them all 
For, you cannot have Truth, without kindness 
For, you cannot have the Wise Way, without love 


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A Selfish Prayer

It's hard when I see so much pain,
Filled with life's many hardships,
All these troubled souls praying,
For miracles through their worships,

Even at home they are lost,
And muddle through their days,
'Release us from our lots',
They cry out from their maze,

Yet I find it even harder still,
When I must stand here and watch,
With neither the way or the will,
To give what little I've got,

So Lord I pray you fill my cup,
Give me the success and station,
Where hope can spring from love,
To answer all this frustration,

Let me afford more than simple words,
Grant me the means to answer prayer,
Lay before me a path true and sure,
To receive great fruit I can share,

My life has taught me so very much,
As my prayers so often are granted,
I know what it means to be touched,
By the charity of the enchanted,

It brings a life of such great hope,
To you and all of those you love,
It helps you to widen your scope,
And great faith when times get tough,

So today Lord I finally pray,
For something I never have before,
I pray for riches so very great,
That I would never need to ask for more,

Vast wealth beyond Solomon or Jabez,
Great wisdom and eternal good health,
The power to shape the will of others,
And all the prayers I leave on the shelf,

And I pray that I remain steadfast,
In service to you through my fellow man,
And you answer this prayer however crass,
Before this poem is written by this hand.


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The Ballad of Pandora

The story of Pandora.

Zeus was an angry God
Cause man accepted fire
To get revenge, and very soon
It was his one desire
With the help of the other gods
He made the first woman
He placed a veil upon her head
And this story then began.

The lady’s name it was Pandora
For Epimetheus she was a gift
Who took her as his bride to be
Which gave him such a lift
Zeus gave them as a wedding gift
A lovely wooden chest
He told them not to open it
It would cause unhappiness.

He put the chest out of his sight
He knew he would not need it
After all, he had Pandora
And this pleased him quite a bit
One day Pandora found the chest
And she asked him ‘what is this’?
Epimetheus told her not to touch it
Said ‘that’s the way it is’.

Pandora thought about that chest
She went to check it out
Then she heard these voices speak
And she had pangs of doubt
As the voices said ‘Oh, please Pandora
You have to let us go’
And in the end she opened it
Though why, she did not know.

Then bang, the lid did open wide
And an icy wind blew out
Pandora she was blown over
She was blown all about
Slimy creatures, with growling voices
Did crawl out from the chest
Pandora looked at all of this
And she was not impressed.

‘I am disease said one foul beast
I’m cruelty said another
I am pain, and she’s old age
This voice came from some other
I’m disappointment, he is hate
Said another slimy creature
As one by one these ugly beasts
They all of them did feature.

I’m jealousy, and he is war
Another creature said
And I am death said the softest voice
I fill you full of dread’
The creatures oozed on out of windows
And slithered all around
As all the plants, and flowers shriveled
What destruction could be found.

The fruit on the trees, it all went mouldy
The sky turned filthy yellow
The sound of crying filled the sky
Some would holler, some would bellow.
Pandora crashed that lid on down
Then she heard a sweet voice say
“I am hope, please let me go
You will need me some day’

Pandora lifted up the lid
A butterfly flew out
As she was battered by the wind
Life did a turn about
As a watery sun came out
And shone upon the flowers
Everything came back to life
And all regained their power.

1 February 2014 @ 1530hrs.






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Black isn't our name its Beautiful

Being black is not just a figure of speech

Its a noun, adj., & knowing when & when not to turn the other cheek

Many pioneers has lived with the mis representation

While some died fighting to end the civil frustrations

Being black isn't as bad as it may look

Our physical properties don't represent the makings of a crook

Our natural elements are sustainability & resilience

Our original nature made us uniquely

Brilliant enough to handle our own responsibilities

Our culture is design to shine bright so that everyone can see

The Afro American culture sets the tone for a concrete society

And need no help to raise our family

just equality

Even with methods that was used to torment us

"We shall overcome" was a phrase that helped boost us

"By any means necessary" we struggled through the turmoil

Once we began to re "know thyself" the bigots of the world started to boil

Then had to recognize our true uniting potentials

They psychologically uses entertainment to convince us

And install hate inside our mental

Through dis associating our past & segregating our class

Degenerating our creative intentions

Re imagining our mind with criminal inscriptions

So Trust

All we got is us

Our ingredients posses spiritual reasons to teach

They figure since we was enslaved & freed

Afro Americans wouldn't know how to reach

We paved the way to preach

So to prove their unintelligent

They dictated our intellectual & spiritual nature by the color of our butts

Pardon my speech


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Emotionless,and a sorry Excuse

Can Things ever last,
When they happen so fast.
do these tears and pain ever fade,
Is Drama yet another day,
That I must play to waste the day away, 
and ignore the pain,
 that never seems to fade.
I know that game,
I played it so many times,
Emotionless is what i shall be,
 for all times and eternity.
Galeea's training proved right,
All little boys play the game of deception,
But they do not realize that some girls see it before them,
Some girls grow up to be woman and are looking for guys,
Who want to be man enough  to take any
Drama and pitiful lies that other little girls spread around to see,
 if they can steal that one great guy in their life.
Pity is what it is called when a Man falls into that pit of vipers,
Why can i not be like those vipers?
 because I am too smart and not so vain as the 
 others girls i see around me.
  Because  i am me  and  i just want to be me
and that is what i would like to see,
 For that is reality.


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Reflection

I'm gone from this leaving my mark on your heart, Gonna let go, Break free, and release the built up anxiety, created by You!
I gotta a New Thang!
I found something more, Moving on, I found inspiration, a new dream, a new path with a brighter light at the end.
You see this New Thang creates desires and strengths recognized only by God
It's all about me, I'm first feeling Mighty on this pedestal
No more selling myself short 
I deserve more I deserve better
What you couldn't see was all the love and work God put into me
A rare breed
a queen, a mother, provider, and partner 
One who builds empires
One that makes a difference 
But I thank you 
See with transgression there's progress
Giving me the ability to see clear and recognize what I wanted was right here!
All along waiting patiently 
they say time is of the essence 
Well Mine is right now
I'm focused, straight ahead, no looking back
The four chambers that rests within my chest cavity 
Forgives You!
Which enables me to unlock the gate inheriting the blessings God has for me
Hence My New Thang!


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Americans For Fair Elections

Americans For Fair Elections

Who is it now that pays the way,
Of politicians gone astray,
And who now will pave the way,
For that which they were paid,

We are Americans who stand true and proud,
Witnessing incredible devastations,
So we shout our mantra strong and proud,
We are 'Americans For Fair Elections'!

One contribution from those who vote you in,
Is all a candidate should be able to get.
To fund a political race to represent,
America for the people within their District,

People who no longer have a voice,
People now easily disregarded,
Who now find they have less of a choice,
Than when this democracy started,

No more party or government matching fund,
No special interest groups or big business,
All lobbying our district reps one by one,
And deciding who will lead our districts 

These contributions have stolen our choices,
And all that we Americans hold most sacred,
These powers have now stolen our voices,
And our democracy now sits degraded,

We 'Americans For True Representation',
Now must take action and take back the reins,
We 'Americans For Fair Elections'
Must now rid ourselves of these stains,

And with the help of our fellow Americans,
We shall return the power to the people,
With every one of us taking a stance,
For together we are indeed powerful,

Through calls, letters, and petitions,
Once again we will make our voices heard,
Offering no retreat and no concessions,
We remain staunch and true to our word,

So be warned you who stand in our way,
For we will remember those with questions,
And those who will stand with us this day,
As 'Americans For Fair Elections'

Please visit 'Americans For Fair Elections' dot com,
And help us to pass the word of this movement on,
Or forward this poem penned by My Gull Wheels On,
a.k.a. Michael Wilson, Your fellow American!


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Don't Forget Me

Love is something
Something great
And I won't let you
Fade away

But I know
I have to let you go
We can only look up
To tomorrow

It's all happening so fast
We know we can't live on in the past

So please don't forget me
Today, I set you free
We may be apart
But not in our hearts

I feel so lonely
Without you with me
My heart races
When I see your face....in my dreams

Please forgive me
I don't want to face reality
You are the light
In the cold bitter night

Believe in me
Remember me
You and our memories
Will stay inside of me...forever

September 14th,2013


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Flow

The river cried-- oh what stones have i carried. All must resolve, all must dissolve, none of my sands may vary.

Have no fear, your waters are clear. Resilience is found in your currents. Let no stones dam your flow. I am the lake. I am your rest , i am the beauty beyond your mistakes.


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Souls of Men

If I should fly 
this Earth tonight
somewhere between two sleeps,
to the beating of a rythm,
in the cadence my heart keeps,
my heart will keep it's measure, 
to the faucet's broken seam,
that leaks my mind to other worlds,
and begs my soul to dream.

I dream I fish for souls of men,
sea water drops the looking glass.
My ship is coming on the tide,
I pray this vessel be my last.
The souls of men shall be my treasure,
of wich I'd fill the cargo hull,
for nothing fills my heart with pleasure
 like fishing for men's souls.

On and on and on I fish,
while the dripping cuts the seam, 
that leaks my mind to other dimensions,
beyond Crystal City's broken dreams.

So, if I fly this world tonight,
somewhere between two sleeps,
to the beating of a rythm,
in the cadence my heart keeps,
my heart will keep it's measure,
to the faucet's broken seam, 
to heal the souls tied to this world,
and free my soul that beams.

Bigger fish I'm pleased with,
but it's the smaller ones I rue.
The schools of the smaller ones 
my nets keep passing through.
Finer nets I need I'll need,
 times no cost to me it's true.
Finer nets will catch more souls,
God rest my weary crew.

On, and on, and on I fish,
sea water drops the looking glass.
My ship is sailing with the tide,
I pray this vessel be my last.

So, if I fly this Earth tonight,
somewhere between two sleeps,
to the beating of the rythm,
in the cadence my heart keeps,
my mind will see the future,
in the blinking of an eye,
when I've gathered all the lost souls,
before they even die.

Glorious rays of sun shine down.
sea water drops the looking glass.
My ship's a coming on the tide,
a rainbow high above the mast.

So, if I fly this world tonight,
somewhere between two sleeps,
to the beating of a rythm,
in the cadence my heart keeps,
my heart will keep it's measure,
to the faucets dripping seam,
and open up other dimensions,
and free my soul that beams.


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Memories Linger

Memories Linger
	Soft and sweet, so little and tender,
I pray again someday we’ll meet.	
Memories that seem so far away, replay in my mind again today.
Giggles sound as your tender touch is felt!
	Then and there to here and now prayers form;
bringing memories back into sight.
Soft and sweet, my little angel plays. 
Breathe it in; smells' baby soft from memories past, 
unfold and bloom!	
Until we meet again, memories forever linger of my little angel.

Debbie Knapp
10/23/2013


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Pipe Dreams!

In our lives filled with lofty goals,
We may reach for much beyond our means,
And as interest is piqued and grows,
We sell wisps of notions as our pipe dreams, 

Yet while news breaches concerned factions,
Of those who would off-hand discount our plan,
You may well consider these actions,
To be the final throes of a desperate man,

Watch me rush headlong at windmills,
Listen to my brave and salient battle cries, 
For with nothing I easily afford the shills,
This puffery of pipe dreams which may sink or rise,

Take account of what may be lost,
Incredible credible reputations,
So to me the onus is tossed,
And I afford pipe dream facilitations,

But as prospect becomes tangible,
And peppered pipe dreams begin to spin,
Overt liability then manageable,
The need for my Quixotic services thin,

The writing’s on the wall distinct and clear,
Yet I long for the impossible it seems,
Where I keep the company of the grand seer,
And remain the nexus of fantastic pipe dreams.

- Before I get too much bad press here I want you to know 
the term ‘Puffery’ means to build something up with flowery language.


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Wedding Day

Today is the day,
We join our hearts,
Together as one
In front of Christ,
And all of our famil and friends,
We have spent our lives,
Searching for the one,
To complete our lives,
And now that we have found each other,
We have something special,
That neither one of us,
Ever want to loose,
So, let's make this day,
The day we bring,
Our burning hearts together as one,
To start a family,
And show each other,
No matter what may come,
Down the roads,
We will never leave each other's side,
For from this day forth,
Our two burning hearts become one,
For an everlasting flame,
Just as our love has been,
For so long,
So remember my love,
When things are tough,
For my love should be so bright,
It should make you sing.


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AS MUCH AS I CAN, I WILL

I will laugh as loud as I can..
Laughter that comes within me..
Laughter that shakes even me..
Laughter that may end up to tears..

I will smile as wide as I can..
A smile showing evenly my teeth..
A smile that goes all thru my eyes and lips..
A smile that may melt and encourage you to smile..

I will sing as like a nightingale..
Hitting the high and low notes..
Dancing even in carefree..
Until, I own a space of mine..

I will care as much as I can..
Remembering that Caring is act of charity..
Putting into mind that life will be better..
Doing it now not tomorrow..

I will forgive as I much I can..
For God from heaven, forgives me too..
For this will keep peace into the world..
For this will end feud or war..

I will love as much as I can..
Bearing into mind that this what my God wants..
Showing unceasingly without asking for return..
Knowing this will tight the world's bound..

by: olive_eloi
9:45pm
12/11/2013
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Missing Children

When children are taken from your life,
It is very devastating in so many ways to us all,
Some people say it is your fault,
To have the problems you have,
You have caused the distruction,
Of your own family in so many ways,
And you need to start making your own,
Correct choices in life to straighten things out,
For maybe then your children will,
Return back to you at your home where they belong,
For you to love and watch them grow,
So take things day by day,
And try to correct the steps you have made,
To where you can complete each task there is,
To bring your precious children back home,
To where they belong for you to love and charish them,
As a mother and father should,
Holding them each day they need you,
So you never get forgotten,
Each and every day of their wonderful lives.


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Keep Trying

 Im Building my own teepee made from straw Logz 
I try n keep up with my cats but how can I when I cant even trust my own dogz 
I know I have a hard tyme trying to get a simple regular low paying job 
but I shall overcome, I shall rise against all my past tattz and all my ****ing oddz
 I used to be down with the evil d, now Im down with the holy G yeah dats God 
I used to give you nothing Lord now its tyme I start to giving you nodz 
I used to be all about talk, but now cuz of you Lord Im all about walk 
I spit words while I walk through gates locked either bottom or top I still rize till I drop
 I dont stop I shoot guns at fake cops tryna steal my patnaz freedom socks 
but this my life now homie I cant end up lying in chalk 
I walk my talk while I talk my walk through unknown clocks ticking away like my times tock...
 
I running past bumps while Im jumping over dead pits 
I struggle like many, a life of addiction I know its hard to quit 
I just had my first kid....it still hard tryna rize above the past shyt i did....
 I done placed my rez life betz...I done already placed my lifetyme bid 
I cant lie I still smoke n drink but the alcohol from my life rite now like many I struggle to rid
 I try n cover up shyt but how can I cover up tattoos Lord they come without a lid
 everymorn it feels as if I awake to a life full of crap leaving me lil tyme to give a shyt
 but thats life Lord I know now thats how we deal n what we MAKE OF IT 


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My sickness and my healing

My sickness and my healing

When I came back from Vietnam
I was afraid of everything
I really don’t know why this was
Cause, no danger did it bring
To me, my stay in that country
But the poisons that they used
Convinces me that they stuffed my mind
Those powers, our heads abused.

That fear in me was so intense
My mind was filled with dread
I was afraid of being alive
I was afraid of being dead
Sometime I’d freeze so totally
Like I was paralyzed.
I went to so much counseling
So many tears I cried.

And then one day I searched the net
And I found this little site
The site they call it ‘just one look’
And they did do me right
It took four years, but now I’m sane
I have no fear at all
And I have no anxiety
I’m no more a crazy fool.

5 September 2013 @ 1345hrs


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JUST BECAUSE

A different time and generation 
No spoken words could say more 
When touch was not just a feeling 
You could be rich when you were poor

And a smile was like the sunrise 
Eyes could make time stand still 
Beauty was in the moment 
No ticket needed to have a thrill

You could court without a judge back then 
A date could be a Sunday drive 
Dreaming was done while awake
No need of power drinks to feel alive

Life wasn't techno managed 
Engagement could be a surprise 
Watermelon seeds and Double Cola 
On the Princess' hand a sparkling prize

Chocolate was more than candy
Boy or girl was discovered on delivery day 
Dinner meant more than eating
The outside world didn't get in the way

But these good ole days haven't disappeared 
On Francis Street they've taken pause 
Past and present seamlessly intertwined 
You can't explain it..
it's just because!

Sponsor: Royal Trevino
Contest Name: Heart felt poem


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ATTITUDE

A lazy cartoon Saturday
Me and my sister in the house
When mom came in and said,
"Go outside and play Mighty Mouse"

Mighty Mouse was a Super Hero
In spite of his small size
He had untold strength and power
Sis said, "And don't forget he flys!"

The power of imagination
Formed over years being outdoors
Wanted super strength and vision
I would play and long for more

Oh, in times of great conflict
When danger would surround
Everything seemed hopeless
No help could be found
When you needed a Super Hero
And you didn't know what to do
Just look up and cry out for help
The Super Hero would come to you

One night while I was dreaming
Heard a voice say I'm Atti Ant, dude
I'm here to offer you super power
Through a force called "Attitude!"

Attitude is not a super power 
How lame a Super Hero is Atti Ant
Strength only in determination
And avoid sayings like, "No I can't"?

"Just try it" said the super bug
And so quickly you will see 
If you concentrate on Attitude
There's no limit to what you'll be

It didn't happen immediately
But over time I decided to try
I discovered the power in "Attitude"
This Super Hero within can fly

Oh, in times of great conflict
When great danger surrounds
Everything seeming hopeless
There's no help to be found
When you need a Super Hero
And you don't know what to do
Look within and find "Attitude"
The Super Hero is there in you!

*Geared for older children but suitable for all

Contest: Carol's "You're A Super Hero"
Date: 8-10-14
Poet: Lyric Man


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Starlit night

Starlit Night.

Way up there in the great North West
In a place called Exmouth town
I’m lying on a sandy beach
With sea so vast and grand,
And I’m waiting for the turtles
To beach and lay their eggs,
As the evening’s soft and balmy
And the sand’s a snug warm bed.

No turtles came ashore that night,
Cause folk were everywhere.
With too much foolish people noise,
Oh, so much din was there.
No turtle would be that insane,
It was like a circus show.
So me well I just settled down,
And went me with the flow.

I lay there looking at the skies,
And as the day went dim,
I saw the stars a gleam like jewels,
As me, I dived within.
And Venus glowing like a lamp
Reflected from the ocean.
Aphrodite did shine through her,
I could feel me loves devotion.

And Orion was above my head,
Three stars there in a row.
And above them was that greyish haze,
It was like a milky glow.
And that milky- way poured into me,
As I felt such mystery.
And in that mystic space so vast
I glimpsed me ecstasy.

Two hours passed, my mind was stoned ,
By the beauty of the night.
As the star of love shone so intense,
With no moon there in sight,
And I thanked the all so tenderly,
For the bliss I gained within.
I never saw no turtles there,
But I cleansed my mind of din.

2003


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JUST BE

I cannot lie to myself anymore but be truthful.
I should accept what I truly feel & move forward.
Never settle for anything less than what I deserve.
I still have to let go soon, lest it destroys me further.
And gives me false hope for obscurity nonetheless.
I know I can live without but I do not want to.
I know I have to escape this feeling of insecurity.
I have to pick up the pieces and build afresh. 
Something better than what I have in front of me.


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Its A Christian Thing!

It’s a Christian Thing… 

When our freedoms are challenged, and our faith is denied, 
When life hangs in the balance, equality decried, 
Our solemn call to action, necessary and good, 
May be called into question, even misunderstood, 

Freedom from oppression, on which our country was built, 
Our forefathers lessons, a nation's pride now distilled, 
Building society, where freedom can ring, 
I say with great piety, its a Christian thing! 

We always acknowledge, those with different views, 
Afford them the privilege, and the freedom to choose, 
But we built this great land, in this peculiar way, 
To give freedom to man, and what he has to say. 

But let us not forget, the reasons for these freedoms, 
To each serve our Lord best, and unite in these seasons, 
For it is love of our neighbors, of which we now sing, 
Our response to our Savior, it’s a Christian thing! 

America the beautiful, of which I am proud, 
Patriotic and dutiful, we answer out loud, 
Don’t tread on us, or our God given rights,
Don’t give us causes, for which we will fight.

Now as a nation, we will turn the other cheek,
For we’re taught patience, and when to be meek,
But don’t doubt for a moment, our resolve or the power of our sting,
As we give you time to foment, it's simply a Christian thing.


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A Saga Awaits You

The crowd pushes as your soul pulls,
You along your path to obscurity,
Where the light is engulfed,
By the clouds of eternity...

Timidly you lag behind,
Lost in the eddies of time,
And slowly you trudge,
To the same old grind...

But for the one who sees,
Dreams in splendored color,
The seeker holds the keys,
As one searches for the other...

Sparks of desire flood your mind,
While the cold dark streets glow,
From burnt embers lost in time,
And mounds of dashed hopes below...

You thrash and flail in utter desperation,
And you need that which can not be known,
Unless one is seasoned by your imagination,
When the dream is passed and the hope is grown...
Then it comes to you in a flash,
Love must be shared to exist,
So to others your hope is passed,
And your light escapes the mist...

The seeker surveys the vast multitude,
To find the source of the light,
Where the gift of hope was shared and grew,
Piercing the thin veil of night...

And to these dreamers is dared,
A glimpse of wisdom anew,
For you who love and share,
A saga awaits you...

Prepare to finally see,
The source for finding purpose,
In all that you do and can be,
Lies in what you can do for us... 

For selfish deeds trap us, 
And kindness offers you much more,
Once you apply this to practice,
Blinding light will pour forth...

And as the secret is shared,
Love rekindles the awakenings,
Among all those lost and scared,
Wonder and awe the new day brings...

Remember the grandness of this tale,
The next time you find yourself lost,
For what you offer is the holy grail,
So much hope... for so little cost!

My Gull Wheels On!


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LAST NIGHT

Last night I saw you there
You stood out in the crowd
Memories of what we had
The feelings were so loud
Remember me touching you
The thought will never fade
And I imagined..

It was our first time
Eyes met, stars aligned 
We danced, life rhymed
Made love, so sublime

I got busy chasing success
The rat race was pulling me
No longer saw what was best
Blinded by greed and money
And so subtly, I just let you go
Traded love, lost my song
Of sweet memories when..

It was our first time
Eyes met, stars aligned
We danced, life rhymed
Made love, so sublime

God knows I need a change
Something's stirring in the air
Since I saw you the other night
Seems I sense you everywhere 
What if lightning struck twice
What if magic could really be
What if we could start over
Oh Baby, please tell me..

This could be our first time
Where eyes meet, stars align 
And we dance, life rhymes
Making love, so sublime

Date: 8-15-14


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Cassandra

Revelation Said In Stone Appeared an Eon ago of Shame and Sin, Something we all know But not it's rise, For is has already became Virtue Flaming Skies from an Angel So Bright The World's Cure for Soul-Blight A Hell on Earth A Savior's Worth So many Dreams are cast then Forgotten So many lives are brought up then just Thrown back down Maybe she is The Cure Maybe she is The Plan All Fear the Flame Failed Creation of Samael She Comes from the Deep She Comes from The Heavens' Vault To End the dawn of the Demon Purge this land of all Vice Kali Yuga will be nevermore The one of Sublime Cassandra, Bringer of Muspelheim Release me and Burn away this land Hold me by The Hand Tell me the past is just pretend Give me The Cure If this is your destiny Then May it be mine I would die in time I'm Just another Obstacle In the way of your divine Wings Forget me Cassandra For Doom was already meant for me All Fear the Flame Failed Creation of Samael She Comes from the Deep She Comes from The Heavens' Vault To End the dawn of the Demon Purge this land of all Vice Kali Yuga will be nevermore The one of Sublime Cassandra, Bringer of Muspelheim Valkyrie of Heart Angel of Grace I surrender to You Savior by Destiny Dispel all Tragedy Especially me All Fear the Flame Failed Creation of Samael She Comes from the Deep She Comes from The Heavens' Vault To End the dawn of the Demon Purge this land of all Vice Kali Yuga will be nevermore The one of Sublime Cassandra, Bringer of Muspelheim


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Ms BIG THOUGHT

Ms BIG THOUGHT
Surely it’s gone past that time
For all to think all is tight
And we no more front slide
Afraid are we then left aside
Greatness cometh not with size
It is all seen by how far the height
So live up that tinning light
Think big and think right
And you will come out big
Garcia’s light break all bright 


Etal Gracias Light


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...in Mean Streets

Gray sidewalk into a back alley 
Off some low, dead-end sign 
Walks a man, past 
a shadow of himself 

Who is he? Is he a brother? 
He is the least of these, the teacher said. 
He is friend to the cold and dark places… 
Do you know him? 

Listen to the stories… 

Over bridges, under streetlights; 
against the bitter wind 
These are the places they live… 
where we call ourselves “them” 

Listen to the stories… 

Where highways turn to gravel 
And lanes into sewers 
Forgotten, under glass, turned away 
By those who would not share 

It’s you, it’s me…we are they 
who sit alone in the cold 
Sleeping in the park, 
While a moment wanders by 

Listen to the stories… 

They are the beloved, 
orphans of us all, adopted by God 
They sing of wounded silence, 
longing just to know… 


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The sunyassin

As far as I know this is a true story about Alexandra the great...Peter



The Sannyasin.

Alexander said to Dandamis
"Old man you come with me
For I need me a sannyasin
To take across the seas.
Hey you be just a beggar man
I'll make you rich indeed
You'll live a life of luxury
With everything you need.

Dandamis standing naked there
With silence in his essence
He had no fear at all did he
In the mighty leaders presence.
He said "I'll give you nothing friend
And there's nothing that I need
So Alexandra drew his sword
Tried to make the beggar plead.

Dandamis laughed and said these words
With power in his voice
"You can put that sword right through my heart
My friend, that be your choice.
But I left this body long ago
I have no use for it
So pierce this heart my fine young friend
It won't harm me a bit.

Alexander he was beaten
By a fearless beggar man
Though he had won most of the world
Dandamis foiled his plans.
The beggar said "You say you're great
But that's not true at all
For any man that thinks he's great
He be merely a fool


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My Gull Wheels On

As a child empowered by youth, 
All is wonder, 
All is truth, 

Faith projecting as a wake, 
A child of God, 
Runs free these days, 

Oh Lord, I have been so blessed, 
To know your love, 
Feel your caress, 

Now I watch as the children play, 
And loving tears swell, 
...Thank you for this day. 

To feel the warm sun, wind and sand, 
A glorious gift, 
A glorious plan, 

Watch the seagulls as they wheel and dive, 
Searching for scraps, 
Screeching in delight, 

Never do they question - nor do they ask, 
For more than they need, 
Or more than they have, 

And in this spirit so free and strong, 
I live, learn and love, 
As my gull wheels on!

My Gull Wheels On
aka Michael Wilson


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A KINGS' LIBRARY

One cannot leave the books.. 
The precious books.. 
Not to be lost in the mists of magic 
For, a book unopened... 
Is a heart with no love 

Castle Heartstones' library, 
was taken aboard 
Before Tapestry 
Before Sword 

Enchanted things happen, 
in a Kings' Library 
For, books are alive 
A book will find you 

The books travelled through corridors 
For, books must find their way to you 
From a Kings' Library, 
to your heart 
For, words have more than one meaning too 

Books of the seasons 
Such colour glowing, 
amongst the pages 
Queens' pride showing 

Books of stars 
and sunbright 
Above all 
The book of The Wise Ways 
In a Kings' Library 
for all to see 


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Trust is Hard to Gain

How hard is it to get ahead in the this world,
When governments and societies fold
Their hands and say to everyone 
We're going through harsh times.

How does the trust of the one's in charge,
Bend laws and force opinions based
On capitalist ideals to bend the truth
To try to keep a peace beyond their grasp.

O how. O how. Can this be?
What can this destitute world now offer thee?
Regain yourself, O mighty one! Punch Forth! 
Offer the world your firstborn Son!

T'is the end of times, but you can still trust me!
There's always someone there. 
Lay down your ragged soul at last,
Your journey is at an end it seems
Lay down your trust in the only one who Beams

His Sunshine Will Offer You Rest.

My Man J.C.


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Hera and Hephaistos

.Hera and Hephaistos.

Zeus and hera, King and Queen
Over all the Gods that ruled
In a fit of passion, one fine day
Made child, yet life was cruel
Hephaistos was an ugly child
All twisted out of shape
He walked just like a drunken man
Fun of him they‘d make.

The Goddess Hera felt a shame
In having such a child
She looked at all his ugliness
Her mind going all wild
She threw him from the mountain top
Into the deep blue sea
Yet Thetis took him down with her
For nine years there was he.

A gifted one he did become
A craftsman of renown
Forging artefacts of beauty
For the sea nymphs there to own
His anger at his Mother Hera
Was understandable
So he did work out his revenge
His plan was very cool.

He made a golden throne of beauty
And sent it to the Goddess
Who loved it, so did sit upon it
Yet though she tried her best
She could not get up from that throne
As it gripped her tightly there
She looked for someone to release her
Couldn’t find one anywhere.

They sought Hephaistros everywhere
To free his Goddess mother
And when they caught him he refused
He looked at one, the other
And told them I want Aphrodite
To be my blessed bride
Then peace made with his Goddess mother
One day he took her side.

This day when Zeus was beating her
His mother Goddess Hera
Hephaistros at his own peril
He did stick up for her
Zeus, he seized him by the foot 
And flung him from the heavens
Yet soon the two made peace again
And then peace it did reign.

The moral of this story folk
Is to tell you with respect
That your children are not there
Your glory to reflect
A child must seek his own glory
Not try to live for you
So listen to this story folk
And hear it’s wisdom true.


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For the love of you

If only I could make you see
that you mean so much more to me,
a priceless gift, wrapped in a smile,
the dream that makes my day worthwhile,
undoubted proof there is a God,
the joy that not all hope is gone.
To me you are that piece of mind,
that gives the world such sweet reply
that although love is sometimes lost,
its remnants left will never die-

How more could I express my love
for words are but the breath in me
what more can I, a man still do
except to give what's left of me . . .
for lips can flatter all too well
and sing the praise of many things
but you are in a different class
to you . . . . . I give my everything!

If ever I do fail to prove
my strong and constant love for you
then never have I lived a day
or ever took a breath anew.


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Always Remember Tooth Paste

Tears for fears.
Tears throughout the years.
Tears that fallen from my peers.
A tear so sincere that will shred us from this dreadful fear.
That someday we all will die.
But have u gotten a slice of that pie.
A pie so delicious u can almost taste.
That u cant let it go to waste.
Maybe next time I'll remember tooth paste.


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Starcrossed Tragedy

A Silent Night's Hunt for a Tigress so blunt, Left the Fiend dancing with my Thisbe's Cloack But where was She? Her Drenching blood is all I can see The Night of Sanguine, The Night of Rapture, Tonight was meant to be All Behold This Tragedy ran by Dark Energy, My Lost Lover's Plea A seed of what is to come, In this starcrossed Tragedy, For I can not live without you, My Pyramus, All I need, My reason to Breathe One sight of me bleeding away from reality, started this tragedy and with me It shall Grow The Pain wasn't enough for me, To Live on with me Love without consequence, The Damned Saint, The Angelic Demon The Darkness of the Sea, Carries away with me, In this Starcrossed Tragedy A Star traveling across the moonless Night Sky, In the mid-summer of Verona, Fell from her glorious light, I have lost my guide, My need for Life Every balcony I'll climb for you, Just to Caress you once more But now it is too Late, My Juilet Let the Poison Fill me My Body dyed In silence, Dipped in Paralysis, Forging the Will of God, Feigning the Clutches of Death, My Romeo I prithee to you, See past The Illusion, Caught in the Webs of Love's delusion A Dagger reached my heart once To see you martyr for our love A Dagger reached my heart twice The Pain wasn't enough for me, To Live on with me Love without consequence, The Damned Saint, The Angelic Demon The Darkness of the Sea, Carries away with me, In this Starcrossed Tragedy Once the Morning Retired from her weeping The sun shined into her eyes, then his Lifeless, their dream will live on Every Petal will be Avenged The Pain wasn't enough for me, To Live on with me Love without consequence, The Damned Saint, The Angelic Demon The Darkness of the Sea, Carries away with me, In this Starcrossed Tragedy


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RIDE WITH ME

Ride with me
My Aquila

To feel you close

Warm breath on my neck

 

Ride with me

My Aquila

Upon a horse

To sunsets

Red and gold

 

Ride with me

My Aquila

Through stars

Journeys’ made

Our love

Never to fade

 

Ride with me

My Aquila

Upon a horse

To soft dawn light

Escaping the night

 

Ride with me

My Aquila

For, you fly

In my heart

Upon golden wings

My heart sings


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WHEN WOOD IS NOT AS IT SEEMS

I grasped the staff
That the old man had given to me

If I had only looked

At the tattered cloak

More closely

 

I could have seen

The deep spun blue

The silver stars

That had faded

Under a million morning suns

and travels under canopies of green

 

I felt the wood grow

It knew the way

The way of everything

Of magic

Of nature

Everything to know

 

I held the staff

In the morning light

It was then that i saw

Upon the wood

That chance meetings are now understood

The deep spun blue wool and silver stars

Of his cloak and our coverings

That began the journey

That handed over to me

The journey

Upon the wood

The letters could be seen

“the love of all things”

   

I knew I would meet him again

When it was my turn

To hand over the staff

When I finished my journey

Of a million morning suns

Under canopies of richest green

With my Faerie Moondust Queen

 

The staff to guide me too

The Moondust

To love me

When wood….

Is not as it seems

This I learnt

Yet, the Moondust

With her wisdom

Always knew


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Home is on the inside

Home is where love is loud without a word.
Where silent understanding can still be heard.

Where, when your confused, you know you'll be understood.
Where loved ones  would take your pain if they could.

Where the people laugh with you, and never at you.
Where you are still loved even when they don't like what you do.

Where the ones who care are never too far.
Where you finally realize who you are.

Where you find a strong shoulder and a tender ear.
Where you can be vulnerable without any fear.

Where you can be yourself and never have to pretend.
Where you are comfortable in your own skin.

Where your sadness is divided, and your happiness is multiplied.
Where there is always someone on your side.

Where you learned how to share, love, and give.

Home is where your heart and soul will always live.


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Dawn is breaking

Dawn is breaking

Willie wagtail in my garden 
Sings a very special song
Telling me the sun is coming
Dawn will break soon, won’t be long
It’s dark outside with full moon shining
But soon the light will show its face
Green parrot makes his bell like music
How his song has so much grace

Kookaburra, he is laughing
Something funny has touched him
Could he be laughing at us human’s
With all our wars and crazy din?
Spring is just around the corner
And all of nature seems to know
As I sit here in the morning
My world it has a special glow.

Now the world has gone all silent
Waiting for the dawn to break
Soon the chorus is beginning
Singing just for loves own sake
All the birds will join the chorus
And my heart will start to sing
How I love these life soaked mornings
Such joy to me they always bring.

25 August 2013 @ 0631hrs.




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Listen

Listen to the buzzing, in your ears,
Listen to the humming, of your fears,
Listen to the baby, crying inside,
Listen to the pleading, in your lover's eyes.
Listen to the music, you have never played,
Listen to the sinner, who's never been saved.
Listen to the empty, silence of your mind,
Listen to the whispers, of man kind.
Listen to the never, heard nor seen,
Listen to the listener, who has never been.
Listen to the monkey, you know you really are,
Listen to the wise man, who's never been that far.
Listen to the dying, crying man,
Listen to the bottle, buried in the sand.
Listen to meaning, you never really meant,
Listen to the letter, you never really sent.
Listen to the lovers, who loved another one,
Listen to the brothers, torturing their mum.
Listen to the noisy, who never say a thing,
Listen to the silent, crying deep within.
Listen to the never, ever really said,
Listen to the dead man, laying in his bed.
Listen to the flying, dying man,
Listen to the solid, only made of sand,
Listen to the night time, they told you that was day,
Listen to the meaning, they stole an took away.
Listen to the singer, who never made a sound,
Listen to the thunder, in the lightning cloud.
Listen to the voices, you never hear within,
Listen to the last train's whistle, whistling.


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Souless Society

Yeah Im living in a souless society, 
My people keep doing each other wrong so much its hard to get right with me, 
Its so dark with alcoholic violence that I can no longer see the light in me, 
Survival of the fittest I am no longer because there remains almost no fight in me,
 I struggle with death around one in all forms of variety, 
I am so low at times that there can be no one high as me, 
A lot of non-sense for my body I keep buying me, 
at the same time my own people keep fighting me, 
but its time I just say "**** it" 
and kick all that *****to the curve away in the bucket, 
I hate the truth so much that I start to love it, 
Creating a mind full of knowledge gold, a mind full of many nuggets, 
Now its time I face my own truth even if my own people lie to me, 
I can and I will overcome this souless price that seems too pricey, 
**** all that bull-*****I will rise out my own souless society


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Back On That Road Again

Yeah I'm back on that same road once more, 
Struggling like litterally I see our very children eating off the dirt floor' 
Who can really give a **** about dollars because where Im from over ninety percent living dirt poor,
 Even down here the struggle remains the same, 
Alcohol remains top dog around here it wont change, 
We want something different yet we keep seeking just a little more money, just a little fame,
 We aint happy with what we got now so we let the bull *****get to the brain.......
 Its sad how our people let even ourselves be lowered to ask for pocket change, 
We dying fast, no not our people but our culture cant you see the blood stains? 
Cant you see the youth playing games, six feet deep is where many of our very own youth sleep, forever trapped in their death beds still laying,
 I just hope I am remebered strong when Im gone confused why sometimes I wont stop praying...........but its alright though because Im back on that road again lost without family or friends......I dont know where to stop but I know where it begins........there's a meaning to everything in the start on this road so lets make this a memorable End......


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SUNSET MEADOW

Shadows deep and long
Crept across sunset meadow

I dreamed of you

In my heart

Where you did belong

 

Pink and soft grey

Sunset meadow

Gone for another day

 

Shadows, deep and long

Crept across my heart

I lost you

To the night

 

Pinks and greys

Faded to blue

In to the night

Across sunset meadow

A castle

Lit by star and faerie light

Began to glow

 

I dreamed of you

In a sunset meadow

Lost too

In its’ glow


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NotBroken

introduction: We have two eyes, two ears, two hands, two feet but one soul.
We came to this world for many purposes, for many tests. And among all the tests, we are
here to find our perfect companion to make our lives actually complete and start a new
expedition. Two tracks merged into one that can never be separated. And to make the ground
not get cracked, we need to be that strong enough…no matter how many earthquake drives by.



When the glowing sun will shine,
I’ll start my quest to seek my fate
The moment when you will be mine,
You will know why you’re so great

Now, I’ve tried so hard to make you realize
You really don’t have to be afraid,
Of all the things you feel alive
Your soul is as elegant as a pure jade

When time comes we all have to go,
Because life never stays all frozen
And when the night falls upon your door,
I need you to be Notbroken.

When I’m gone, you be strong
I need you to wipe your tears and believe,
No matter how far away, I’m always here with you
As you’re my truth, my fate, my everything... 


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God gave me you

Love's undeniable journey 
explores all life,touches an 
amazing earth only you and
I can share between time.


All ups n' downs come with
Fortune n' price, but together
We will shatter a mountain of
Rock.

A place we can go hide closely 
cuddled cave, against the 
Closure of your misled arms,
Wrapped tightly around a spin
Of Saturn's that ring me.

As Pluto's fire, breaks guard 
closer to the sun.....Where GOD 
GAVE ME YOU] And an UNchained 
melody to sing.


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CHILD UNBORN

On a cold and bleak November day in a lonely
Deserted place a child unborn in its sanctuary
Lies asleep like a bud soon to bloom
A sacred gift, priceless, unique 
For a world that is rapidly dying

On a cold and bleak November day 
A mother's scent will it ever know
No special bond with another soul
No joyful offering of 'thanks', nor smiles, 
Nor welcome kisses that warm the heart


On a cold and bleak November day, the sky 
Draped in blankets of gray, hung low 
Over the horizon marked by fresh-fallen snow
An innocent life is taken in some unholy place
As consciences lay bound and silenced

On a cold and bleak November day, 
Freewill, once more misused, hovered 
In the shadows abused and clothed in shame 
Bore witness to one of many horrors   
The deliberate murder of the Innocents

On a cold and bleak November day a  hush  falls over Heaven
The Son of God pleads mercy as He alone dares to speak
God looks upon His only Son, once again, His anger subsides 
A new day is ordained-another chance to choose
A priceless gift to save the world some cold bleak day
 


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Dedication To A Short Life

My granddaughter was a sparkle in everyone's eye,
She brought happiness to everyone,
But her life didn't seem long enough,
To see the joys yet to be done.

Her life came to an end, 
Not by our choice,
God called her back,
To watch over us and make us realize our choices.

She was always happy,
And full of joy,
She always helped us realize,
There is always more to life than just toys.

Never forget the people close to your heart,
Because if you do,
They can disappear when you least  expect it,
And never be there anymore for you.


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Those blessed wetland trails

Those blessed wetland trails.

The sun is shining lazily
The sky is azure blue
As green leaves dance with the morning breeze
The birds be singing too
They sing a serenade of bliss
And peace is all around
As all along these wetland trails
Blue lupins can be found.

The perfume heavy in the air
It speaks of wild geraniums
The young ferns looking soft and green
And all those tall wild gums
Give out a rather pungent scent
A smell I've learned to love
As parrots screech in blissfull joy
In those trees there high above.

The lake, she glimmers neath the sun
As the ducks give lazy quacks
My feet scrape on the sand and gravel
As I stroll along this track.
Trees all gnarled and and twisted
Form a tunnel just for me
Oh I could write forever
But for now, I'll leave it be.


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THE BRIDGE OF THE MORNING STAR

To rest awhile

In my Moondust’s arms

In a meadow of flowers

A shady tree

Watching her smile

 

I wove star flowers

In to her hair

She wove me into her heart

Never such love, so rare

Could be

In a meadow of flowers

 

We talked and sang

Until the sun set low

Fires lit, in reds and golds

Of loves’ glow

We slept

In blue wool

and silver stars

Amongst its’ folds

 

The first bird called to me

I looked up

Saw the first morning star

Shining steadily

 

Across the meadow

Above the trees

The early light

Caught the flash

Of the birds’ wing in flight

 

I woke my Moondust

Across the meadow

Is the way

The bird showed me

In its’ flight

Guiding us today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We walked through

The flowers of the meadow

Moondusts’ horse followed behind

In that early sunglow

 

The rush of water could be heard from afar

The meadow ended too soon

The stream could be soon

Upon it…..

The Bridge of the Morning Star

 

Of ancient oak tree

Carved with magical hands

Its’ trusses carved with birds

On each rail, silver stars were inlaid 

A beautiful canopy of redwood

Completed this crossing

Carved on it, ancient words

“The Morning Star”

 

The bridge

of The Morning Star

As soon as the sun rose

Like The Morning Star

The bridge faded too

In the coming of daylight


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THE WISHING WELL OF A SUN-RISE,

It is...within the tiny things of early morning, that moment breaths alive, it is within the tiny whisperings, that a melodye plays...like the very dear and the antelope, play home on the range.

so goes the melodye of heart beat, that plays quietly the songs of soul,

here a rhyme is born of day-light coming so soon, through the early morning eyes of the moon-light, and the starry dreams of twilight's transitioning...

into the light of a love letter written to dawn.

soul to soul conversing, as in this love letter, the letters just join hands with the words and just march across the sky...and at the end of the rainbow, there be plenty of golden time,

way down deep on the inside,

...as the inspired choir, of a bumble bee, or a butterfly, starts to sing, like tiny things that live,

flower to flower,
blossom to bloom,

watered and deeply cared for...

O' Eden.

I say, deep beneath the surface of a wishing well...where the pennies lay,

I wish a sun-rise.








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Dance to your own tune

talk your own talk
and walk your own walk
create your own song
and sing along
for there is nothing wrong
play your own tune
and dance your own tune
for a man who cannot
think for himself
is easily threw to the wind
but  a house built on a rock
cannot easily be moved
the foolish mans pride
makes him a greedy person
so he causes treason
but the wise lives
for a reason
the bravery of a man 
makes his enemies retreat
so be on your feet
and play your own beat
for after all not every song 
is so sweet


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UPON THE SEA OF MOONLIGHT

My quiet reflection..........

With the coming of the night

My quiet reflection

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

 

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

My journey through the night

There is no darkness to fear

For, the light of the moon is here

 

Soft silver moonbeams.........

More than I can dream

Guides me through the night.......

My journey upon the Sea of Moonlight

 

The night wind blew.........

Filling my sail..........

Filling me too..........

On my journey's trail

 

The night wind blew

Far in to the night

The night wind blew

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

 

For, the sail never flapped

It remained steady

The night wind trapped

Every gust...........

Every eddy

 

Witnessed only by the night

The silent crossing

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

   

Within all our dreams

We all take sail

Under moonbeams

The journey's trail

 

The night wind blows

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

Darkest

Before dawn

Before the sun rose

The coming of sunlight

 

The dream world

Travelled at night

With the sail unfurled

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

 

For some...

The journey never ends right

For  some....

Time to leave the Sea of Moonlight

 

Your sail, to catch moonbeams

Upon the Sea of Moonlight

To travel, in your dreams

Pushed far into the night

 

My quiet reflection...........

With the coming of the night

Your quiet reflection

Upon the Sea of Moonlight


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THE TALE OF A FOREST LEAF

On a summer day
The Queen and her Faeries
Went out to play
Amongst the whispering trees

So much joy to be found
Amongst the Whispering Trees
To hear bird sound
The red squirrels chattering in the canopies

All the trees were in full leaf
So many different shades of deepest richest green
With a blue sky above
Golden sun
A forest, filled with love
The beauty to be seen

Forest Faeries could be heard up high
Amongst the green leaves
Watching summer clouds passing by

They called down to a Summer Queen
Who was walking down below
“We have special gift for a King”
“Please accept this beautiful thing”
“From all of us so”

A beautiful leaf fluttered down
Greens and golds
Reds too
A beautiful leaf
In the shape of a heart, true

“A leaf”
“A leaf”
They called from above
“For a Kings’ cloak”
A leaf that would never die
Its’ colours would match seasons
A leaf from the forest faeries
Who live in trees, so high

The Summer Queen
Did know
Blessed all around
The leaf, she took
For a leaf of deepest, richest colour
Was perfect for a Kings’cloak
Tonight she would sew
a surprise

The kings’ cloak was called for
A Summer Queen sewed on the leaf
A King, the proudly wore
For, it shone with love
A gift from the Forest Faeries
and Whispering Trees

When the Earthen King died
The Summer Queen took
The very leaf, from his side
Blew on it softly
A sweet westerly breeze
Returned the leaf
To the whispering trees

A leaf of deepest richest green
mourned a King
The tears of the Summer Queen
Love and magic
Fulfilling
The Whispering Trees
Took the king,
and made him part of everything


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Weather's Changing

The air is sweet, the sky is clear
I know for sure that summer’s near
Pass my sandals and shades my dear
I’ve joy in my heart and nothing to fear

Winter was dark and long and cold
Not even the sun could break its cruel mould
It rained so hard I’m glad my house could hold
But when winter ended, my heart turned to gold

I’m searching a good spot, my place in the sun
I’m yearning for laughter, compassion and fun
To stretch my long legs, see how far I can run
To find my soul mate - and say “You’re the One”

Well I’ve found a good spot, I’m searching no more
I’m laughing and running until I’m sore
My heart has mended, its really not raw
Now I can say “This is what I’ve been looking for!”


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The mustard seed

A mustard seed

Our savior told a story
In his usual way
He tried to make folk understand
As he did on many a day.
He said with voice all soft and calm
“What be it like? God’s heaven
What story can I use today
How can I tell you then?”

“It be like what happens then
When a mustard seed
Is planted there beneath the soil
It be so small indeed
“And yet” he said “once it be planted
So large the tree does grow
And spreads its branches all around
Gives shade where birds can go”

Our Lord, he used these stories
When he did talk to folk
And all that then could understand
They gained from words he spoke
He told folk naught without these stories
Yet to his twelve disciples
He explained then everything
To them he told it all.

2005





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And Then there was you

There was hue...There was dew..
A lot of smiles...& some tears too...
Lot of friends....trusted enemies few...
Known to me was bliss and happiness...
                                                                              And then there was You....

You walked in through the mystical light...
Full of blissful learning and pure delight...
I wished all harm be out of your sight...
I tried to help and be there with all my might...

You had many a story to tell.. ... lies shared little did i know..
One day all that i selflessly gave ...would be turned against my own soul...
I walked beside you in complete faith of all i was told....till God could take no more...
He stole the moments and tore me apart to maybe save and take control...
Why did the truth not come forth from you...i will never fathom...
When all i asked of you was simple facts..and never judged or held your heart for ransom...
In truth we could have served our noble cause...in it's pure light we could have stood so tall..
Why then did you not think to protect my heart...and let it in this well of lies fall..

Did you not but once stop and think of how i might feel...
When you realized all my spirit one day your untruth would steal...
For all the love and care i gave ... i got back a handful of allegations....
Enough to destroy my heart and soul and demolish all my aspirations...
Why i ask my angels did i deserve this humiliation...
So much strife , scathe , suffering and frustrations....
All i gave was undying care and genuine love...stood by you always...
Never did i let you down when needed..never did i walk away when your call heeded...
For all that was shared...Why wasn’t i spared....
To give me an ounce of honesty ..back i wish the person cared....

As life moves on...with some hurt and some hope too.....
As i try and remain to my life's purpose true....
I remember once i had my innocent heart and soul that believed in people and truth..
                                                                        ...And then there was You








Random Penning….Ruhi..


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THAT EVIL CAN SEEP

Across the bridge

In to the depths

Of the other side

I felt the faint prickle

Of something

Not alive

 

Moondust felt it too

Of cold winds

Tattered cloaks 

Blowing through

 

Moondusts’ horse

Whose name is known only to her

Shivered and snorted

The rising cold air

 

Let us leave this place

My longbow unsheathed

Arrows of brown and gold

At the ready

Moondust magic

The light wreathed

 

I felt it deep

Moondust too

That evil can seep

In to beauty

And stain it in darkened hues

 

As one

Evil cannot prevail

For love

Beauty and magic

Stars

Will never fail

It cannot divide

What lies within

Will never hide

It bursts forth

Soft amethyst light

Washing away

The stain of the night


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~COAT OF ARMS~

COAT OF ARMS


Last night I couldn't sleep,for thinking only you...
As I wrapped in warm embrace,your spirit tinted blue
To oust away thine pangs,in hopes to see thee smile...
I'll yoke ye 'pon my shoulders,to carry through this mile

To trade your tears of sorrow,and see them shed in joy...
I'd jest for thine amusement,and be your favorite toy
For thine malady been expelled,I'd invoke it banished 'way...
Taking it 'pon mine self,so you've strength to seize th' day

Though I'm not an king,nor prince 'pon ivory steed...
Th' possessions I've procured here,are thine if felt th' need
I'll sweep thee off thy feet,if not familiar with th' waltz...
To breathe ye 'cross th' ballroom,as an feather floating 'loft

Mark mine words I state here,and hold me to their true...
I'll prove I 'steem thee precious,as unfeigned I surely do
Just promise me one thing,that next time when your down...
You'll wear these words as armor,'til I mend thy broken crown

~AZAZA~'09


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JOY

As the autumn of life drifts in
The lights of my eyes grow dim
With the joy of my years
Still beside me here
There is not much that I will fear

As the winter of my life arrives
My voice will be just a whisper
With the joy of my salvation
Waiting for me at the station
I will in quiet adoration kneel

In my mind spring will beckon me
The baggage  old and beat I'll leave
With the joy of my life just within sight
The constant yearning will cease
As perfect  joy will become complete
~*~




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Yellow moon sea

How startling the clarity,
the sky
Above Yellow Moon Sea
 
Deepest blue,
of a sky
Above Yellow Moon Sea
 
A moons' gentle caress
On a sea, so still
Perfect reflections
In me...
In you...
New directions
 
Somethings are always free
Love
Colour too
On Yellow Moon Sea
 
On the vastness inside of me
I looked for you
On Yellow Moon Sea
 
On the vastness inside of me
I looked for you
On Yellow Moon Sea
 
Gentle loving from me
I took you,
on Yellow Moon Sea
 
My heart, as liquid
Deep too
What you mean to me
On Yellow Moon Sea
 
I cannot wait
Yet, I cannot stay
What can be
On Yellow Moon Sea
 
I will miss you...
If you cannot stay
So completely
On Yellow Moon Sea
 
So, come with me
Such startling clarity
Such intensity
On Yellow Moon Sea


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Looking for Jesus

He did not have to
It was not mandatory

But He did.

Leaving the luxury
Of His Father’s splendour
His home of indescribable
Beauty and grandeur

He peeped
He descended
He came down
To me

The living condition 
In my habitation
Was one of discomfort and stench
Filled with broken promises,
Pains from the past,
Hopelessness for the future.

Yet He made up His mind about me
Unlike me-
He did not have second thoughts
About the weather,
The leaking pots
The rusty bath tub
The aged sofa
Or the things I had done
And had not done
He moved in with me
This Christmas
He promised me a love:
Never forsaking
Never dying
Never ending

Dear God,
If you are looking for Jesus this Christmas,
He moved in with me


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THE INNOCENT MAFIOSO - 2

Waiting for me next day 
in the bar,
In the biz of gangs 
they called him superstar!

I whips his crims
so he came for payback.
BAM! a bottle on my head 
he yelled "Welcome Back."

Blood on the floor
and on the pane,
Not a single cloth 
was left to stain!

Though they were more 
and single was I,
I proved a handful 
with a swollen eye!

Honkies flung me out
I crawled back at the door,
In stake to crush bones
I lead the score!

Czar behold me 
with his hawkish orb,
Stirred by my guts
he gave me a job!

My CV read my name
and subscript GANGSTER,
In race of gangs
I sped as a roadster!

I wasn't the reason 
for me being bad,
It was the world 
who made a beast from lad! 

The words of pride 
in my eyes they saw,
You don't owe me fear  
You owe me AWE!

                            Dedicated To my friends............. Shivjeet & Jose for
Encouraging me!


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Untitled (A Mother's Poem)

Last night I had a vision
of a magic hummingbird
Who’d come with mystic wisdom
to a question he once heard

My dream became a story 
that was written just for you
upon a prism rainbow   
he created as he flew

As he spun his magic tale 
it was painted on the sky
along with graceful notes of
an enchanted lullaby

The evanescent melody 
starts; “Once upon a time”
and generates perfection: 
unveiled memories, sublime

Long ago, and far away
you awoke and came to me
and commenced an epoch query
for a child of only three

I picked you up and kissed you
and you gave a kiss to me.
”Have we always been together, Mom?”
“Will we always be?” 

“I think so.  Don’t you?”   I asked
and my eyes filled up with tears
as if our lives could be summed up 
by the number of our years.

Your tired little eyes exposed
your innocence of youth 
but your brilliant mind brought 
peace, quickly reconciled by truth

Entranced in thought you pondered
then you turned to answer me
“I think so, for sure!”  
you insisted, most emphatically

Like links upon the chain of life
joined by unseen tether.
You chirped your explanation,
“We’ve always been together!”

“When Mema was so tiny,
that you couldn’t even see,
Nana was seed in her,  
You were in that seed, with me!”

I closed my eyes and held you
then I kissed your little head 
“Yep.  It’s true.”  you said.  “Always.”
and you shuffled back to bed

Just when you think it’s over
and it’s reached a wondrous end
The end is a beginning
and we round the magic bend

I dreamed about a hummingbird
luminous and blue
Who emanated mystic wisdom 
into rainbows as he flew

The melody diffuses
as a harmony of hues.
Surrender then crescendo
into eternities’ good news

The orchestra of life explodes
and our hummingbird returns
to weave his final tapestry
sprouting life from ashes burned

This is a perfect story
and it has a perfect end
giving rise to new creation
and the bird will fly again

Many, many years from now
As you gaze at the night sky
You’ll think about this story
then remember me and sigh

Glance up to the crescent moon
In its’ stead you’ll see my smile
tell me all about your day
and we’ll visit for a while

Gently I’ll caress your cheek
with breeze upon the air
and sprinkle you with moonlight 
so you know that I am there

We’ve always been together,
and we shall always be.
A little birdie told me so,
as you did, when you were three.


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PROGRESS

Like the folded petals and bud, I'll bloom and flower..
Like the worm, I'll change and I on metamorphosis...
Like a seed, I'll grow and bear fruit..

Like a baby crawl, little by little I'll stand...

Life is a constant continuous progress..
Even our age passes the time..

Time a nonstop reminder of events..
Mirror a reflection of unstoppable changes..

Yet, deeds and actions leaves irreplaceable  imprints..
Through even decades sprint...

by: olive_eloi
9:36pm
12/11/2013


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VIVES IN NEW YEAR

Seven hours, comes new year
Hope joy fills the heart not a tear
Hug and kiss someone dear
Don't care, also do not fear

Build new dreams and ambitions
Life from the start is a mission
Love, trust intact, sure no confusion
Let it go in full exhibition

Laugh louder..
Dream bigger..
Strive harder..
Humble forever..

Every year added to life
Reminds the sharp age's knife
Anyhow, do forget this fallacy strife
Believe, keep a firm faith in vive...

by: olive_eloi
5:17pm
12/31/2013
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Divine

yours is fortune
mine is divine
monkeys play on trees
and in the dirt 
plays the swine
the cat is a master 
to the mouse
but a pet in the house 
for some are born to see
and others are born to be
i am not made of gold
but that which is forever
is what i behold
for the story
will forever be told
you are made of flesh
i am made of the spirit
for the throne of god 
will i inherit
for the world belongs to
those who has the desire
to make it successful
for by them mankind 
is always hopeful


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You Will Be The One

It’ll be alright 
He heard her say
As he drowns in doubt
A world away
Can’t you hear me love
Don’t you know I care
I will find you love 
Find you anywhere
 
When your race is run
And your body’s cold
You will be the one
That I long to hold
I will lay me down
On this open road
When you’re burdened dear
I will share your load
 
So return to me 
Let me be your light
Let me guide you dear
Through your starless night
Let me wash your feet
In my bowl of tears
Let my love curtail
All your earthly fears
 
You will be the one
It’ll be alright
I will keep you safe
Keep you warm at night
In your darkest hour
I will give my time
We will face the world
With your hand in mine
…When the day is done
… You will be the one


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Actual Evaluation Time

Diamond worth of gold
Appraisal perhaps I should praise
If forsaken, then who am I in this den?
I ask if there will be a murmur.

Who declares “I am the forsaken!”?
Then watch your mouth and account for it
Who then worth praise or raise
Is it your darkness or your brightness?

Behold and admire your admirer
I proffer “can you create your naira”?
If yes, then claim mountain
Poor perplex night soil man.

If at most you posses a naira
Count this: a prerogative
For you is not anything
In the hands of your Maker

In God hands we are made
In His hands we are a fake
He gives and takes
In absent of no one
He is there as cake.


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IN MY HEART IT LAY

In the blink of an eye 

Faerie flight

Moondust took me back

Across the night

To our fire in the forest of richest green

 

I knew the meanings

In my heart it lay

Starry trails

Burst forth

I knew the way

 

In dreams too

Waters flowed

Waters that swirled

It was time

To journey through

To the dark blue world

 

I carry with me

My tower of light

Burning bright

Burning star

For all to see

I have conquered the night


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THE COLOURS OF MY HEART

The colours of a sunset
Ran through my heart
Orange, gold and red
 
Shades of indigo
Became a midnight blue
The glorious night
The moon glow
 
Moonbeams
Shaped white clouds,
in to silver streams
 
The colours of the night
Ran through my heart
Silver and midnight blue
 
A blush in the east
As stars fade
Different colours returned
The shades of the heart
These things I learned


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A Thanksgiving Poem

Thanksgiving day,a day to count your many blessings
A day to give thanks,and a day for rememberance
Rememberance of those who gave there all,Rememberance of those who are 
No longer with us..give thanks,thanks for the money to by the food on your table
And pray for those who can’t afford the same food,give thanks,thanks for the 
family,friends
And loved ones that’ll surround you on thanksgiving,and pray for the loved ones 
that cannot attend
Give thanks,thanks for the freedom to celebrate thanksgiving in whichever way 
you choose
And pray,pray for the soliders that are in the middle east,making the ultimate 
sacrfice to 
Give you this freedom,and most importantly,give thanks,thanks for the red,thanks 
for the white
And thanks for the blue.when asked how many things am I thankful for,I’ll say 63 
things
50 stars,and 13 stripes


                      Happy Thanksgiving!!!


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MARY'S BABY

To Bethlehem a virgin came--
A pilgrim and a stranger,
'Twas here she bore a baby boy,
And laid Him in a manger.

While shepherds watched their flocks by night, 
In nearby fields abiding, 
A host of the Heaven's angels came,
To sing the wondrous tidings.

The wise men followed, long and far,
God's guiding star before them.
They knelt before the newborn king
To worship and adore Him.

Mary's baby, sweet and mild,
The long awaited Christ child.
She called his name Immanuel--
God is with us; all is well.


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A journey has begun

A castle filled with light

Love and laughter

Trees that whispered

Faeries that sing

With beauty and delight

 

Aquila and Moondust

The last night at Heartstone

A feast in the Great Hall

That such love

Is within us all

 

A journey has begun

In soft dawn light

The early sun

Took away the night

 

The Kings and Queens

Gave them a Shadowfire

As for the Heartstone

It has always been with them
It is seen

Every day

In their love

Softly glowing

 

A journey has begun

In soft dawn light

Moondust upon her horse

Aquila and his longbow

Of magic

Of nature

and golden sun


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Here's to John and Carla

Here’s to John and Carla

Here’s the story of John Sherman
He was born there, in New Jersey
In the year of forty two
A wild, wild man was he
Con man, thief and activist
He was chased by the FBI
He was on their top ten list
One day they caught this guy.

They placed him, when they caught him
In a high security jail
They considered him to be
A very dangerous male
He escaped their prison, twice did he
When they caught up with him
They kept him jailed for eighteen years
And made his life so grim.

One day the Buddhists came to visit
And then this man was hooked
His manner changed he grew real calm
As at himself he looked
He delved down to his deepest depths
And experienced a thing
That gave him peace, and harmony
And made his whole world sing.

Just like everything in life
His peace it did not last
His mind went kind of crazy then
And his misery was vast
And so he turned to Ramana
A saint from India
As he asked the question ‘Am I here’?
Something within did stir.

His world became a heaven then
He’d learned the truth at last
He conquered all his fear of life
And the sweetness it was vast
When they let him out of Jail
He married his sweet wife
And he and Carla ran a site
To help folk through their strife.

They run a site called ‘Just one look’
Where they teach many folk
How to rid their lives of fear
And though he’s always broke
He and his wife do carry on
Trying to help folk, in their plight
As they too look within their depths
And find themselves that light

They have worked with many folk
And lot do claim success
As they ask the question ‘Am I here’
And many can attest
That they now live all free of fear 
And as his work goes on
So many will agree with them
When all their fears are gone.

I speak from my own story
When I tell this thing to you
If you do suffer misery
Then here’s the thing to do
Get in touch with John, and Carla
And let them take you to
A space where fear does not exist
It works I’m telling you.

13 February 2014 @ 0955hrs.













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Easter Day

Easter is glorious day,
Not only to enjoy,
The candy and Easter egg hunt,
But a day,
To rejoice,
In the Lord's resurrection,
Where He gave us,
His life,
To save us from our sins,
Which we all should remember,
And charish,
Each and everyday,
Of our precious lives,
In this world,
That His Father created,
For us all to live,
And gave us a choice,
Between right from wrong,
Which is not always easy,
But if we always turn,
To the Father and the Son,
We will always find,
Them by our side,
Carrying us along the way.


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DRIPPING CANDLE GLOWING IN THE FROSTY SNOW

Everything around me is so dark,
only the frigid sky shows its hues...
as the cold robin flutters on the sill of my bright window,
to pick up the last breadcrumbs left  by the ragged widow;
and she, with a cart full of gifts, is looking for kids 
to give them to...as she seemed unable
to move around in her worn-out shoes,
and I surprisingly catch some sadness in her smile!   


Dripping candle glowing in the frosty snow,
chase away every approaching shadow
from her tweedy, wind-blown coat,
to spread light on her gliding path:
where snow-drifts may reduce her sight!
Dripping candle glowing in the frosty snow,   
let her kindness be remembered on this Christmas' Eve...
as we all share in that spirit of giving it all!  
  

And I will remember her, too, in my joyous glee; 
as she goes past the lamp-posts of each silent street,
humming her tuneful carol with a soul so spirited...
echoing the enthusiasm of a dashing child!


Dripping candle glowing in the frosty snow,
ask her if you can be her friend...guiding her on her journey; 
dripping candle, brilliant with hope and light ,
make her joyfully smile down the snowy road of this Christmas' night
by letting all the bells of the gloomy town ring like they rang before...
when she went door to door to spread the season's good tidings, 
and are those vivid memories reflected in her nostalgic and kind eyes?
Dripping candle glowing in the frosty snow,
don't die out...until her weeping face beholds Christ's glory,
and she can forever rest in His comforting arms! 


Copyright 2008 by Andrew Crisci


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The end of the beginning

When you stop and think

When you feel all is lost

and couldn’t get much worse

Go back

To what you had

In the beginning

Of trees, Faeries and magic

The chapters

The verse

 

It is always with you

Some days harder to find

To unlock the secrets

Of love

Of imagination

From your mind

 

So much you have

and learnt

From the wise ways

To battles won

Of castles

Spires touching the sky

Forests of green

So much you have

So much you have seen

 

Take with you too

All of these things

These writings

Are merely, the reflection 

Of you

 

I leave you now

With chapters and verse

Of stars and destinies

That the paths you travel

You are never alone

For,  in your heart

You carry the Heartstone


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A sea of dreams

We all find a place...

The one space....

Where no one else can go,

Deep in our dreams so

 

A sea of dreams,

Where the light....

Golden glow,

We can let go

 

A sea of dreams,

Painted skies

The sunlight,

Created for you

For what lies in the heart...

Can only be true

 

Take your self there...

You owe it to your self

A sea of dreams,

To a place you know where

 

The birds fly by,

In a world known only to you

In a sea of dreams

Pain and hurt do not exist,

Only in the world you haven't missed

 

A bird, came in to sight...

Bursting free...

In to the light

This is you....

Dreaming right

 

Everything in sight...

On a sea of dreams

You can let it all go

Everything is not as it seems...

Merely ways...

To stop a bird...

Bursting free,

In to the light


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Neptune, Mystic lady

In mythology Neptune is male. But in astrology she represents unconditional love. 
which to me is a feminine thing. 


Neptune, Mystic Lady.

Neptune, sweetest mystic maid
They call you yang! Yet can’t they see?
That you, you be the mystic Mother,
You symbol purest mystery.
Ruling Pisces with your beauty,
Two fishes swim, the one each way
You point each soul unto each journey
“The Tao! Yes you be the way.

“Poets, musicians gather round me”
That’s what Neptune seems to say.
Her way be easier via Pisces,
Yet you may get there any way.
But don’t you fight her, or confusion
Might drive you to insanity.
Or drugs, or booze may beckon to you,
Young Neptune well she must be free.

Neptune says “Come on, disolve now,
Find out, you be the ocean too,
Each wave it be its own creation,
Of something that be ever new”
Oh Neptune “love with no conditions”
You be each souls own destiny,
You be the all, filled bold with beauty,
Oh, Neptune, maid of mystery.


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Meaningless Verses

She was as radiant as the sun
Her skin shone like the moon
Like flowers blossom in June
Far back in time
I could remember
From January and down to December
We boasted about the virtues of our wives
But it was the rape of Lucretia
That struck me like a thousand knives
And of the valour and honour 
Which we so cherish in our lives
A never ending voyage
In a sea of mystery
So that our good deeds will be written in scrolls
And books of history
Survival is a game we play each day
In this world of misery
In search of gold coins
We dig deep in to the earth's core
I search of wealth 
We open up new frontiers
But not any more
Forgetting the destruction we do each day
And back with our own coins we shall pay
Opportunities are abound
But not for us all
Except those giants and goblins who dream tall
And like a jobless youth who watches time fly
And blames his government for his woes till the day he dies
I am the master of my fate
But I need the divine guidance of the Lord
To show me the path that will make me great
Thinking is a gift
Which is inspired by God
Inherited by a few
Especially those who seek the Lord
Knowledge is that which we seek in return for answers
Ideas are like music
Played to the three merry dancers
These meaningless verses that I write
Is so easy to decipher
Get on board this scholarly bus
And I will be your mentor and adviser


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THE STAIN OF THE NIGHT

They came at night

Just before dawn

Moondust awoke

I heard the wraiths’ shrieking cries

Faeries’ magic to invoke

Longbow drawn

 

I kissed my Moondust

Then back to back

We waited for the onslaught

A Faerie Queen ready

My longbow ready 

The battle to be fought

                        

Soft amethyst light

Surrounded us

The love within

Will conquer the stain of the night

 

So it was, that evil

Tried to take

What was never theirs

That love can never break

Of spells that spill

 

The flashing fire

Amethyst light

Together we stood

And banished the night

 

Time and time again

They came

They could never win

Fighting as one

Loving as one

Of Faerie magic

Arrows brown and gold

What lies within

Will never hide

It burst forth

Soft amethyst light

Washing away

The stain of the night


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She held handful of stars

These eyes bright 
Hair the colour of night 
Queen of starlight 

She held a handful of stars 
She tossed them far 
Scattering through, 
the midnight sky 

The star that landed on me.......... 
Was my destiny 
For this star, 
choose to be.............. 
the star for me 

Scattering through, 
billions of stars 
There is one waiting for you 

Glittering glow, 
from my chosen star so 
Scattered throught the blackest night 
This one, I won't let go 

This star 
So bright 
It came so far you see............. 
yes bright 
Hair the colour of night 

She held a handful of stars 
She held one for me 
The star she held................ 
Was my destiny 

One for me........ 
One for you........ 
Travelling too........ 
Such stars are meant to be.......... 

These eyes bright 
Hair the colour of night 
Scattering starlight 


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My Spirit Keeper

In as many stars
that I kept
Flowing in my heart
In depths
Only I could ever know
My Spirit Keeper

I can look back
In depths
Of stars flowing
That you were always there
My Spirit Keeper

In the Great Connect
The Silver Thread
To you
In depths
We could ever know
In stars and thoughts,read
My Spirit Keeper

Small pin pricks of light
In the beginnings
It took time in the finding
Such stirring
In my night
My Spirit Keeper

The stars grew
In my wisdom,
so did I
In depths
Only I could ever know
In my sky
My Spirit Keeper

Flowing in my heart
In the Great Connect
To you
Stars gushing
In depths
That you knew
My Spirit Keeper

Such richness
Began with you
My Spirit Keeper
For, in those stars flowing
It is my discovering
Of love showing
My Spirit Keeper

My Spirit Keeper
Only I could ever know
In depths
Flowing
That I kept,
in as many stars

Matthew.B


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WHAT WAS MADE IN THE STARS

You cannot break
What was made in the stars

This I knew

Moondust too

That we have a choice

We can leave this place

Listen to the inner voice

Find the way

To stars

To magic

To nature

Most of all

Love


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The Real Me

Everyone says I'm different,
Says that I have changed.
I think differently.
I'm just finding me.

Everyone says "Your life's wasted"
Says I'm going nowhere.
I think differently.
I'm just finding me.

Everyone slowly leaves.
They say I'm all alone.
I think differently.
I'm just finding me.

Everyone shows me things from the past,
Tries to show what they think they know.
I think differently.
I'm just finding me.

Sitting alone with nothing and noone,
I look at things left behind.
I'm still thinking differently.
I was just finding me.

I look over it all again and again,
Looking for something to show.
Now, I think differently.
I lost the real me.


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THE LOST JEWEL

Amongst the filthy rags
Of the wraiths’ fleeing

What they left behind

A soft glowing could be seen

 

A lost Shadowfire

Whose could it be?

What does it mean?

Lost jewel in the forest of green

That wraiths had in their possession

Something of extraordinary beauty

 

Piercing cry from the eagle above

I looked upward

And knew

What I had in my hand

Must be given

The eagle turned to the west

It  had led me here

I felt in my heart

What was true

What was best

That Moondust and I

Must carry the Shadowfire

To a new land


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Better Than Grace

how can we pretend that everything is okay
when the world is soon to turn to grey
I've took this life and its treasures in vane
when you'd easily trade with me any day

you're amazing better than grace
so amazing just can't turn the page
amazing can't find the strength
to gaze at your face and not look away
look what we've done, coming undone
slowly fading away, so amazing
better than grace

you say they gave you less than six months
never thought it could hurt this much
I'd give anything just to save you
oh what can i do, just say because

you're amazing better than grace
so amazing just can't turn the page
amazing can't find the strength
to gaze at your face and not look away
look what we've done, coming undone
slowly fading away, so amazing
better than grace

with every breath we take, just another test today
don't walk away before it's too late
we should all be ashamed of ourselves because

he's amazing better than grace
so amazing just can't turn the page
amazing can't find the strength
to gaze at your face and not look away
look what we've done, coming undone
slowly fading away, so amazing
better than grace


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Heartstone Christmas

A special time
When the sun shone bright
In clear winter light
 
Robin Redbreasts
Darted back and forth
Singing gaily
The splash of red
Upon the snow
As they were being fed
 
In a magical world
Belonging to you and me
Christmas , came
In our hearts
The joy of giving
Beneath the tree
 
In a castle
To the right of the Winding Stair
A great tree grew
A mighty fir
 
In soft winter light
The candles  lit
Upon a tree
Faerie light
 
Golden feathers from Heartstone Eagles
Were put on the tree
Ribbons and lace from the Queens
Glowing berries from the Kings
 
A living tree
Filled with colour
Decorated with love
For you
For me
 
In a magical world
Under a tree
Christmas came
In soft winter light
Kings and Queens
Gave generously
 
Gifts of love
Colour
Of tranquillity
Passed on through
A kiss
A touch
Under a tree
 
Faeries flew
Trees, whispered
A castle, lit
The love felt, too
 
A single touch
Passing
You give your self
To everyone
They share all of you
As they share too
Forever lasting
 
This is a Heartstone Christmas
For what is given
Is love
Colour
Tranquillity
Under a tree
 
There is no greater gift
Then giving all of you
The light inside glowed
You wanted this,
and it showed
 
I want to share
A Heartstone Christmas
With you
Hold your hand
See the Northern Lights
Faeries too
 
For a Christmas at Heartstone
Is a time for love
A time to be free
Where the heart knows
Of everything
For it shows
In you
 


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TO SEE A STAR

A day spent at the stream

With Moondust

Infinities

And beyond

We will come back to the stream

 

To see a star

In its’ liquidity

In its’ depths

Of my heart

With Moondust

By the stream

 

Starry glimpses

Of futures’ laid

To travel

In many ways

Through streams

Through dreams

That can never fade

 

With the night….

The letters began to gleam

Upon the staff

What could it mean?

The way, home?

Could this be right?

 

I grasped the staff

Felt its’ mesmerizing power

And pointed to the stars

Numbers began to fall

In my heart

With startling rapidity

  

I remembered

When I launched an arrow

Of gold and brown

To the stars I felt its’ flight

The very same as on this night

 

High in the night sky

I saw

I felt

An eagle

With stars for wings

Such elation

That only I

Could see that constellation

 

The arc 

To travel

In my heart

In a night sky

To see

My constellation

See it fly

 


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THE GARDEN

Sat in a friends garden surrounded by plants, birds and bees.

Sat admiring each leaf and petal, all delicately made by the creator.

Looking at each bumblebee with it,s colours and watching it work,

moving from flower to flower gathering pollen to be made into honey,

that tastes so yummy.



Clematis, lavender and fig, so many plants all around me in one place to see,

so many species to memorise not so easy. The garden a place of beauty, peace

and harmony, a place of relaxation, rest and inspiration. A place to be close to

nature and in the presence of my lord sat at his feet.



A sunny day a comfy chair and a cool drink to  hand. Just sat in the garden, 

talking, praying and singing, me and the lord undisturbed, unbroken, undiluted 

pure sweet fellowship. The way it should be.  thank you God for the garden

                                                               Amen 









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DIP INTO DEEP

we have grown a little older..
by age, by appearance and by maturity..
gone are the days of innocence...
these the days of patience along hindrances..

we look for suitable occupation..
thinking it will enough for our satisfaction..
pleasing each passing incoming generation..
totally aiming for progressive transformation..

all are taking some turns and risks..
hoping and praying these for keeps...
even if it weakens the arms and hips..
vigorously, still one must try the dip...

BY: olive_eloi
aug. 28, 2013
5:25pm


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The Collection

A scatter of iridescent wings
beneath the shattered glass.
A collection of still butterflies,
dead memories of my past.

An attempt to break the patterns 
of a life not lived before.
The remnants of a squandered fortune
I'm left no less, no more.

I try to see beyond my walls
of Crystal city's broken dreams.
I listen in the silence,
for my own protracted screams.

I'm growing yet, I'll grow still more,
to be a better man,
like a diamond forming in the ground,
to glitter on your hand.

A scatter of iridescent wings,
beneath the shattered glass,
a collection of still butterflies,
dead memories of my past.

The past is ever fading.
The days ahead seem bright.
I tried to overcome the drug,
God knows I lost the fight.

The only way I'll win the war,
is to give my soul, my life to God.
He is the Fisher of all men,
I'm bending down the rod.

He is my strength, my source of light,
when I'm lost out in the dark.
I know that he will save my life,
and allow new light to spark.

A scatter of iridescent wings 
beneath the shattered glass 
a collection of still butterflies,
dead memories of my past.

The butterflies will stir again.
They'll fly the winds they did before.
The shattered glass will crystalize
and bend the light once more.

A rainbow of refraction.
The sun beams through the glass.
The collection of still butterflies,
is free again at last.                           


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US Under Alien Stars

Here's to all that put up a good fight. A tough battle of day, so we can all safely sleep  tonight.

Our brother troops on a foreign ground, wide awake with evil all around. 

Outcasts in a bleak lifeless place. Any free time, just trying to picture your face. 

Day falls away, and out comes glimmering stars. Not much else to see here, but broken walls and burned up cars. 

Within many U.S. troops, thrives a common hope. To defeat these psycho groups, is what we all mainly scope. 

Day by day, days drag on. More time here and more friends gone. 

Many wish on these stars in the sky. A common wish to finally say goodbye! 

Some time from now and not too long, mission complete and soon to sing the song. 

These years have come and past. We all have grown very strong, and the bond will always last. 

Next up coming, will be our ride back home. Back with our family and freedom to roam.


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Altered Passion

We look inside our being,
Deep inside our thoughts,
Another way of life,
Another ghost to chase,
Our mind is filled with notions, Internal variations of time, Dubious from within our self, Hesitant and unsure,
So much depends on yesterday, Today appears as not, To reach beyond our soul in time, Without altering passion with our mind.


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POWER OF FAITH TO ACTIONS

before, i have been chasing the future...
true, there is a must & need to prepare..
yet, who knows what tomorrow can bring..
Wisdom and A heart to decide, our gifts from God..

It lies within us...
Within our own very selves..
How our life will be..
How our future will be..

It's wrong to lay it in all to God...
It's wrong to say: He always there..
It's wrong to depend it all to Him..
why o why????

Cause it us who is living..
It is our duty as humans to go striving..
It is in us to not never give up..
Instead to pursue believing...

Doing progressive productive actions..
not to sit and fool around...
not to be lazy and to be as like parasites..
nor be like also gold - diggers...

It is our cumulative deeds that will lead us..
It is by our most definite specific decisions...
It is by our first step and the risks..

above all of these efforts and foregoing acts..
God will see; God will do His way..
He will touch whatever is in us...
In His God's grace and time, He will make all fit...

BY: olive_eloi
sept. 14, 2013
12:23am


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No thy self

You are you
Nobody can be you
And you can’t be anybody than you
Only you can be you
Unless you are not willing to be you
Never the less you will always be you
So be you
For you is nobody than you



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THE BRIDGE

THE BRIDGE.

It wasn’t the comfy ride
Trying to cross over the bridge
Didn’t know the road would get that rough
It tore apart the wheels
But determined was I to finish the ride


That’s why my folks took me to school
To see me cross over the bridge
It was not a bed of roses
The cold mornings pricked harder in
But determined I was to get the degree

They saved my life and took me to the clinic
To see me cross over the bridge of life
The ceiling was too familiar and so the injections
The doctors and nurses made one happy family 
but determined saw I to have my life back.

Its not a jet ride
Cast aside your pride if you wonna cross the bridge
When you see them in their big cars 
They worked for it, they never gave up
Because they were determined, you too be


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Renewal

Away! Away! No ride away!
The rider came and said
Make haste! Make haste! It plans to waste!
Your lands and strike you dead

Up! And up! They all got up!
To grab a little to take
They ran! They ran! Away they ran!
Ahead of what's at stake

Look! But look! Just take a look!
A few ignored the cry
Alas! Alas! But oh alas!
Their fate they could not hide

Storm! A storm! A riotous storm!
Engulfed the staying crowd
Flood! A flood! A raging flood!
Swept 'way them and their town

Away! Away! It swept away!
The lands that used to lie
Life! But life! But also life!
It brought this evening nigh

Anew! Anew! It brought anew!
Rich soil, seed from afar
Give! To give! New life to give!
Those returning, new life to start


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Discovery

Mr Wise Man, show me the way
I can't keep walking into walls all day

Quitting jobs wasn't easy but the reasons we're wrong
I felt like I was feeding King Kong
Left my life to help those that need it
Got mistreated, left, all to repeat it

The lessons are eternal they won't ever change,
That's your gift to me so that I won't be deranged.
So now that I have gotten better please give me my strength
My life is something that is losing it's length.

Mr Wise Man, show me the way
I can't keep walking into walls all day

Tolerance has always been my strongest feature,
Made me forget about every evil creature.
Test my limits all you want, I know it's vital
That is all a case of survival.

I don't know why I just keep trying
In the end I know I'll be dying.
My faith has been put to test
A test that will put me to rest

All the worlds I've been to
All the places I've gone through
Every single man woman and child
Every single one would make another mild

Stronger than the rest
This should make me the best
Or maybe it's best I don't know
Maybe it's best I just go

So Mr Wise Man, don't show me the way
I can't keep walking into walls all day

I'll walk my own path


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Him, He Cant Forgive

Struggles begin, The pain is deep from within. He's scarred with a mark, His days are so dark. His life has become the dark days, In his troubled bed is where he lays. There is no light, His days are only night. How could he be lost in the memories he relives, How can he blame you when its him, he cant forgive. 

He made his bed and he's stuck, All his life he never had luck. Time slowly passes him by, He has no wings to spread and fly. With each day he thinks he grows stronger, But the distance between him and his inner self has grown longer. He is so far from everything, Its not much longer that his toll from the bell will soon ring. How could he be lost in the memories he relives, How can he blame you when its him, he cant forgive.


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CASTLES AND DREAMS

In a written note I tell a thousand words,
Words which talks of a soul so free,
Everyday my diary is filled with words,
Telling of a life lived in ups and down.
The down side doesn’t bring me down,
But the up side keeps pushing me up,
Because I refuse to let them push me down.

I have been there and done that,
With every breath my lungs became dry,
 I lived a life larger than life itself,
Where I was the king and the servant.
With this my kingdom became bigger,
For no one but I lived in the castle,
A castle that I built in the air.

The castle was blown away by wind,
Because the foundation was weak,
For nothing was there to support it,
And loneliness even made it worse.
It was like a dream torn apart,
Gone with the wind never to be back,
As the high walls falls down bare.

With all this I turned to my ups,
I stopped building castles in dreams,
And made them in reality of this life,
Where foundations are never shaken.
The wind could not blow them away,
And the wall did not crumble again,
Because I lived a life of reality and truth,
Filling my diary with a positive vibe.

BERNARD WACHIRA
ORIGINAL POEM.
EMAIL: benniekings72@yahoo.com


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AN INVITATION OF THOUGHTS

Angels, dare not enter;
for our city prides on greed and hate.
Fear takes betrayal without heed,
A means to an end.
Our Soul holds more importance,
rather than our indulgences "need".
In the heart of the beast,
reigns the seed of decency.
Bankrupted sorrow, and despair
becomes tomorrow's healing nature.
Heavens peace only comes from within,
not on a faithless belief.
A brief chance to believe that in time,
our spirit will strenghten,
rekindling humanity's faith in god;
and our love for him
.


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secret lovers

Secret Lovers. 
It was early I looked out of the window 
rain was falling gently, not slashing down
from angry sky, more like a soft kiss
 practised by some long married where passion
is a river in a landscape of peace. 
Rain stopped, only a few bigger drops followed
like guard dogs behind a flock of sheep.
Finally the shepherd fell, more than a big drop, like
a ball of rain that when it hit the western wall  
for a moment turned into a rainbow.
 I had witnessed earth and sky making love an
occurrence only early raisers may hope to see.


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LOVE WINS OVER ROMANCE

You ask and want my hand
Really, I never meant to offend
Nor immediately do I want to extend
Agreeing and committing to a bond

You and I wants a steadfast relationship
Not like civil nor of stewardship
Nor even of plain companionship
Rather, You and I wants more than friendship

A sought-after, that I don't dreamt..
A heartthrob, that I never ever want..
Having a killer smile, maybe that I prefer
Being the one and only, sure that I wish

Nowadays, a love so true and pure
All wants to have and ensure
Through good and hard times, do endure
Don't forget, genuine love a beautiful cure

Don't ever try to impress
Instead be yourself, just express
Love amazing, not to give stress
Trials there maybe, let it be lo abreast

Yes, participating in romance
They makes love more intense
Yet, think more than twice the sense
In the long run, how will it quench?

By: olive_eloi
11:32am
01/08/2014

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Reality

Who doesn’t have challenges?
Both rich and poor alike
We will all die some day
Beautiful and ugly
Hunger and fullness
Does not discriminate
Success
Is mankind’s desire
A good voice is good
No matter where you are from
Don’t you love money?
Everyone loves plenty of it
Everyone longs to worship a God
But the true God is the true God
Time is same for everyone
Yes same in quantity
Just like every country is on earth
Is love racist?
I don’t think so
Just like a smile always warm and friendly
Opposite of a hard face
Jesus my savior is real just like heaven is
And hell is also
I turn the lights off
Darkness becomes real
Both are real
Very real 
Like every other reality


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The battle within

Sparks fly in the air
Lights glow in the dark
I am gripped by fear
As my worst nightmare attacks
It's shriek pierces my soul
It's roar tests my bravery
This battle has left my control
And no one is here to save me
The air gets colder
The light gives out
The darkness gets bolder
And I'm filled with doubt
I'm standing on a bridge, hewn  from stone
It lies between the world and my mind
Now as it approaches, I'm all alone
But this demon of mine must stay confined
It must never escape from inside me
For the world cannot withstand it
And even though I may no longer be
I will do all I can to hinder it
I summon the courage I used to lack
And stand there dumbfounded
It's eyes glow a fiery glow
It's wings are made of fire
It's sinister smirk scares me so
And I know it's one desire
Huge and menacing, it comes before me
I must now perform my appointed task
'Ancient and evil you may be,
But you shall not pass.'


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WELLSPRING

You are all together desirable
and so my soul longs for you
hold me close don't let me go
I need to know your love is true

I had not thought  possible
this kind of love to know
the kind that people dream of 
of our origins ages ago 

More beauty than hanging gardens
or the wonders of seven worlds
nor crafting by the hands of men
fallen   it's heights were hurled

Like the rain in desert places
and dew in a thirsty land
desire avidly your own embrace
and be led by your own hand

Drink from the well inexhaustible 
the everlasting spring of joy
whose word is rooted in virtue
which hatred would seek to destroy

A cistern in the desert deep
an oasis in parched land set
you draw the hearts of multitudes
lest the setting of love they forget

Like well watered resting places
where the fountains of the deep
saturate the flowering meadows bloom
whose treasuries our memories keep

Job 8  , Isaiah 58


COPYRIGHT © 2013 C Michael Miller
via Duboff Law Group LLC


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OUR JOURNEY

OUR JOURNEY
Gabriel A. Levicky
All this Universe and  all it takes is a blink of a right eye
While the other happily announces our end.
This journey is long & short at the same time.
Gods deserted this vastness 
Only their black hole mirrors remained.
Now it is gas and space, space and gas
Like a scoop of life melting 2 million light years away.
How I wish not to be afraid of rebirths and silent distances
Irrelevant to our cosmic insignificance.
It is a real race out there.
Who will invent another god soon?
Who will lick the memories in a glass jar?
Count cold fingers of unknown & borrow heat of yesterdays?
Who is wiser when everything is gone?
Your void is powerful enough
To be reborn as an imperfect ? mark.
Does this sun play  Ping-Pong with our Moon!
Tell me what else you need to believe in faith?
It is quite clear
Our journey is almost complete when least expected.
Never question echo’s depth
&
Rivers determination.
If you are lucky, you might forget
About yourself.

NYC, July 2012


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Tylwyth Teg Cader Idris

Tylwyth Teg Cader Idris Tylwyth Teg Cader Idris Tylwyth Teg Cader Idris Sleeping atop a Mountain Far from Greenwood village enthralling people of Folly Under calamity Thou Doesn’t notice Thou Do not take notice of Tylwyth Teg Cader Idris veiled as Travelers Believe they’re always here So pay Heed and forever be benevolently And Fortuna pursue thee provide them with Strife They will show Thee what adversity fills our world Light-Hearted-Ale Intoxicated trickery singing blissfully Awaiting Audience, Wait and see shown Thy Hospitality With Bread and Cheese O' Morgan ap Rhys Play the Harp so Enchantingly All Will dance Until death bestowed following the Revenging road Abuse the will Of The Unseen Tylwyth Teg Cader Idris Thy gift made thou so blithe With retribution Thou Couldn’t see how enchantment Curses Evil For In the Night All Will Disappear


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LIKE AN ANGEL

LIKE AN ANGEL …………………angels…they really do exist…….. 






Looking into your eyes, 
I could see your undying love, 
Your wonderful smile brimming me up in joy, 
I just want to know, what makes you come back, 
To fill my soul with life and joy, 
You make me wonder of my soulless existence. 



Like an angel, you cast your spell upon me, 
Leaving me caught up in my memories. 
Your faith in me makes me to carry on 
To transcend over the horizon, 


You placed your hand upon my empty soul, 
You brought me back to life, 
Making my dreams real, 
Looking towards the sky, I could see your fragnant smile 

Like an angel, you rid me of my perils, 
You caress my soul as if I were your own, 
Dressed in white, you shine your light upon me, 
Helping me to wake from my soulless dream 


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HUMBLED GROUND

I realize: I must not complain..
For all I have, some wants to attain..
It's not to much nor to plain..
Yet, it is enough for years to gain..

I'm neither rich nor poor..
Nor I am sick lying in bedroom..
Nor I am a person under odorous fumes..
Nor I am a being not in timely tune..

Trials stripped me off from comforts..
Obstacles lead me to tackle each effort..
Disappointments made me all the more on rapor..
Failures didn't keep me long bended injured...

I don't speak as to be proud..
I want to tell the whole world..
I have my God beside and around..
Keeping my feet totally still on ground..

by: olive_eloi
5:23pm
12/11/2013
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THE UNREALIZED DREAMS OF YESTERDAY

Dreamer, never give up on
the unrealized dreams of yesterday;
and with nothing but hope...
you can imagine them shine,
even brighter than the furthest star...
when your sky has no other light!
Dreamer, don't put them away;
see in strides:  a courageous heart!

Lay them out on the pathways...
where everyone can see them with a clear view;
dreams are lived out by those  
who are free to trust and love anyone of their choice...
to let emotions speak with an inner voice;
dreamer, you can have them, too!

You could think of a possibility,
and turn it into a certainty;
never passing up that chance...
to paint the unrealized dreams of yesterday
with lively colors that can only 
be found in a rainbow that delights all senses!

Aliveness comes form a surge of profound awareness...
that awakening to life may seem an illusion,
so dreamer realize the dreams of yesterday
with all thoughts and joys set on tomorrow, 
and let them swirl within and immensely grow...
by not letting others interfere with your happiness,
which is often threatened by another intrusion;
dreamer, hold them in your grasp...don't let them get away!     


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Dancing Towards Middle Earth

     Be light on your feet 
like an elf walking on snow 
    The terrors are real 
but to are the joys 
     O, wanderers in the 
wilderness
     Reach out your arms
Cast your fears away 
      The lights of the 
woodland elves are burning 
     merrily 
Dwarves continue to have great festivals 
With much ale and great slabs of lamb and beef
 The time has come 
    for us to join hands 
with the good folk of Middle Earth 
Sauron and Morgroth having been defeated 
We can take delight freely 
  in life's small pleasures - a glass of ale - a pipe out of doors
The new age is coming and some beautiful thing will be gone forever 
  but there is plenty of joy left in this age 
  The Age of Men 
Where Isildur's heirs 
   will lead all Middle Earth 
   to an era of unequaled peace and prosperity


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You Came to Me Oh Lord

If what I feel is true
Don’t know how to explain
That my heart was heavy once
And didn’t know what to do

I was gloomy and darkness fell
 over me, all at once
I thought that I  was through
And was going straight to hell

Chorus

But then you came to me
And entered in my heart
And now that I am free
Promise with you to never part

I need you, Lord, to know
How desperate I did feel
Didn’t think that I would make it
And saw it all so real

The bad became the worse
And the worse became so real
And their teachings that I heard
Never happy would make me feel

Chorus

But then you came to me 
And entered in my heart
And now that I am free
Promise with you to never part

My heart became a stone
Didn’t know that I could feel
This LOVE that you give me
And my sins away you peeled

Now I’m grateful, Lord
And full of love I feel
Not only for you, God
But I feel I love the world

And most important, Lord
I feel I Love myself

Because

You came to me, Oh Lord
And entered in my heart
And now that I am free
Promise never from you to part

And become so lovingly
And stretch out my hand to thee

No matter what it is you feel
Prayer will set you free
So believe and faith will never fail
And let God’s love in you prevail


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THE HONEY BEE

There was once a honey bee............ 
A honey bee so sweet 
Sweeter than any honey 
This honey bee you want to meet 

Every day collecting 
Honey dew 
Carefully selecting............. 
The honey for you 

There was once a honey bee 
Who flew free 
Flower to flower 
Searching,you see.............. 

Searching for honey dew 
On a day so sunny, 
and a sky so blue 
Flower to flower 
Looking for you............. 
To make the honey 

There was once a honey bee 
Who flew free 
This honey bee 
That I know 
This honey bee that I love so 
This honey bee has a name 
This honey bee............. 
is Melissa 
It suits her perfectly 


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i stopped by the river

I stopped by the river...

Gently flowing past,

Such cool water,

Slaked my thirst

 

I feel the waters pull on my hand

Secret chuckle flowing by

Water, so clear

You can see the river sand

 

I picked up some river sand

Let it slowly trickle through my hand

Am I grain of sand?

Tumbling in water,

So clear,

Throughout this verdant land

 

Where is my place?

Where am I meant to be?

Gently flowing past

Part of this river,

Becoming me

   

Sweet waters,

So clear

In its' depths

I am meant to be

 

I stopped by the river...

Or did the river stop me?

I may never know,

For in its' depths,

A grain of sand

Is what you see

What I show

 

 

Swathes of weeping willow

On the river...

Cast a shadow,

Soft green glow

In water

So clear

 

A grain of sand,

In the clear waters

Of the river

Becomes me

In this beautiful land


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Santas Surprise

By Reneice McDonald

Christmas is my favourite time of year,
Filled with fun, laughter and good cheer.
Friends and family gather together,
But it wouldn’t be the same without Mr. Claus affectionately called Santa.

I decided to write Santa a letter, 
As he makes the Christmas season much better.
What do I want from Santa this year?
I wrote… “A Barbie doll, a blue bike, or a cushiony teddy bear…”

On Christmas day, I looked under my tree,
To see what Santa left for me.
To my surprise, my gift was heaven sent;
On the floor lay a golden ornament.

It shone so brightly like a star,
I dared not go too close, so I stood afar.
But I had to know more about this gift,
Which gave my heart a shimmering lift.

As I walked slowly to the tree,
The precious light grew dim, so I could see.
I took up the ornament which opened in my hands, 
And five priceless gems were seen which put me in a trance.

I stood in awe at such a sight,
I wasn’t panicked, I was alright.
I saw a note within the shell,
And read it aloud very well.

It read, “My dear friend Reneice,
In whom I’m well pleased, 
I’ve received your letter of request.
However, I think these gems are the best.”

I looked at the gems carefully, every last one…
And thought, “These must be sent from Jesus the Son.
For each gem was quite unique 
Reflecting love, faith, hope, joy, and eternal peace.


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Bind Him Up Forever

He spends his time in idleness, trying to find his place in this world, and looking 
for his way, though unaware he fails each time and falls deeper in despair.
He doesn't know that he'll never find happiness while in such woe, or know what 
it's like to be,... Really loved! 

My father, I come to you, lowly bent,...
Draw him nigh to thee, make him thine very own, walk before him, beside and 
after him; follow. Keep him so close, that your heart beats for him. Let Your love 
flow through him and Your grace bind him up forever.

In You, he'll never fear tomorrow and all his sorrows will soon fade away. 
Everyday will be sunshine, even though it's dark and dreary, Your light will 
outshine every cloud. His days will never be  so good that he is beyond the need 
of Your grace,and his days so bad that he is beyond the reach of Your grace.!

My father, I come to You, lowly bent...
Lift him from the miry clay and wash him in Your purified blood, then shall he be 
a part of your devine will. Make sure the path before him, lay out trials to teach 
him to trust You, and mountains let him climb that he may know endurance and 
faith.Through valleys of darkness let him wander that he will know you'll never 
leave nor forsake him and Your hand leads the way.

Let Your love flow through him, and Your grace bind him up forever!

(c) March, 25, 2008
Rosemarie Schrock


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Best Buds Forever

I still remember that day when you were a kitten,
You were so small and fit in my hand like a mitten.
I knew when I held you I would raise you,
The love I felt was more than true.
I was with you at my grandma's till I could take you home, 
Then the journey of raising you began...

We brought you home and I showed you our house,
I still remember when you saw your first mouse.
You jumped out of my arms and made your attack,
I stood there and watched you get your afternoon snack.
Then we were deciding on names for you,
I just felt something with dexter and knew it was true.
I was only 8 and didn't know any better,
I did some things that I still regret.

I tormented you so bad,
Looking back it makes me sad.
But I grew up and knew how to take care of you,
Even though what I did when I was younger made me feel blue.
You grew up so fast,
I never thought me and you as buds would last.
But it did I'm so proud for that,
Because in the end your my cat.

Then came the day we would move into a bigger house,
But you never again got a hold of a mouse.
You were so scared but I took you under my wing.
I showed you around the house and you were so happy.
I redeemed myself from everything I had done.

Things got better between us as the days flew by,
The love strong that were flying so high together in the sky.
You greet me when I walk through the door,
I feel so touched that I fall to the floor.
I cherish every second that your on my bed or just saying hi in my room,
The smile that's on my face brings a tear that would make flowers bloom.

Now your all grown up and still getting older,
The temperature in my heart has gotten colder.
So cold because I know your time is soon up,
I'm struggling to figure out how full is my cup.
I only wish you could live longer and we still be together,
But we will always be best buds forever.


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A Question of Honor

Dedicated to Noor Al-Maleki You Try, You Try so hard To put Your will Over Me But I will Remain Free I am So Dirty and So Very Unclean So Please Condemn me Sentence Me The Crescent Is A Lie The One I shall Try To Defy Is it Just To Dispose What Has Dishonored You and Your Radical Views You Have set me Free, Can't You See I Won't have to face a Tyrant anymore Your gaze used to Stun But Now It Just Burns Under the Sun Never Enough to Be Myself Never Enough to Be Free I will not Bow to You I will not Kneel Before You Smothering Liberty Condoning Freedom This way is unjust This way only brings out our worse Hatred and Mistrust War and malice no know law You Try, You Try so hard to put Your will Over Me But I will Remain Free I am So Dirty and So Very Unclean So Please Condemn me Sentence Me The Crescent Is A Lie The One I shall Try To Defy Is Just To Dispose What Has Dishonored You and Your Radical Views I am The Flame you Greatly Hate I am The Flame you greatly fear Some cannot handle the truth It shows they are the Criminals You are one of them You're the problem This misdeed will not live on without the hate of your name Honor Is not real It's just an emotion that only you feel You're another bulwark Against the truth No one Will Bow No one Will Kneel You Try, You Try so hard to put Your will Over Me But I will Remain Free I am So Dirty and So Very Unclean So Please Condemn me Sentence Me The Crescent Is A Lie The One I shall Try To Defy Is it Just To Dispose What Has Dishonored You and Your Radical Views You Fear The Truth You Fear the reality you are the criminal against all humanity We must end these lies Before Honor Will Strike again You Try, You Try so hard to put Your will Over Me But I will Remain Free I am So Dirty and So Very Unclean So Please Condemn me Sentence Me The Crescent Is A Lie The One I shall Try To Defy Is it Just To Dispose What Has Dishonored You and Your Radical Views


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Bridges

   Bridges.........

Words from the heart,as the feelings are shown.
Bridges the distance,between fear and what's known.
The words pave the way,from me to you,
Holding us together,much like glue........
Cold wind awakens,the feelings inside,
Sometimes so strong,I feel I must hide.
From out of the shadows,a hand reaches out,
Understanding arises,from the shadows of doubt.....
The wind keeps on howling,I feel I must change,
Though I've been here before,so much is strange.
Just like a spirit,released from it's cage,
Love arises,from the ashes of rage.
The world spins faster,yet time just stands still,
I gaze to the valley,from on top of this hill.
Destiny awaits,for my fate to forfill...........
Bridges become the connection,between two hearts,
They seem rather infinite,the end becoming the start.
Sometimes when I feel sad,and all alone,
Bridges appear,to find my way home.
The distances that once felt like they were too far,
Dissolve right before us,as we see who we are.
Tattered and frayed,from the journey at hand
Bridges are dreams,to a far away land.
I awoke to realize all that I see,
I guess I discovered,just who I will be?
Words become bridges,between two thoughts,
They appear quite different,Although they're not...........


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INSPIRED BY SONGS OF SOLOMON

Let me pen my words with lyrics flowing
My words are better than vineyards growing
More tasty than your favorite meal
My words are as oil poured out…silky and surreal 

My divine father sculpture me 
Am inspired through Solomon songs lyrically
I am exalted and glad with thee
For thy blessings and your gift to me

Sit back, my fellow poets, my buddies and all humanity
Let wonderful poetry dictate the way you feel
Listen to inspiring words with a delicious flavor 
My style is unique and like no other

I am the keeper of chateau de Poetry
Charming words your soul loveth….read!
Feeding your conscious and subconscious everyday
Maketh your soul and spirit cast ponder away

Beautiful words flock your airy barnyards
A rich over flow… lyrically be glad!
O yeah! Am inspired by songs of Solomon
Shepherding my word’s serenading songs

King Solomon said, "Bring me a sword”
And I say “let my poetry be heard all over this world”
For I am poetically anointed by God!

©Copyright May 2012 by Brian Pierre-Alexander
© All Rights Reserved


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Eric's Story

The yard of my home, the location of football games. Eric was a wuss. If he had the ball, stand in front of him he’d drop it. One time running for a pass. I couldn’t see him he was near, I could smell the Old Spice he wore. I heard a sound I turned around. I swallowed the spearmint I was sucking. Eric was on the ground with the ball. His arm had a lump he sat out a few plays. We told him “go home” let his mom know he was hurt he refused. If he went home, his mom would make him stay. Eventually, he rejoined the game. The next day, Eric came over with a cast on his arm. He had broken it in three places. Eric the wuss had played football with a broken arm. He was a man. No one called Eric a wuss again.


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Josette, Drive the Faerie out of me

She's Lost--I'm the one left to blame Forsaken by my potent manipulating game I've killed the one, My starcrossed heart Desires ...But not By My hands I Try To Follow her ghost But the fog and mist are too strong My eyes are rendered useless "You're Never going to Find Josette" The netherworld Spirits sang I Won't lose Heart I Will Win this Fight For My Sacred Josette's Right to Life This is what happens when The Devil's Adovocate Falls for Jesus's Greatest Bride This is what happens When The life of the disease Loves the cure it desperately hates Drives you mad But Wasn't I already? Josette, I'm begging you To Drive the Faerie out of Me


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Books

Books are a way of learning a trade
Books tell us stories, poetry, and plays

Books entertain our vast minds to the fullest
Books are in my opinion the coolest!

Books describe people of the past
Books are abundant at home and in class

Books bring home dragons and ghouls
Books aren’t apart of uneducated fools

Books represent a means to an end
Books are there when you haven’t a friend 

Books are hard and soft sometimes
Books are in brail to educate the blind

Books will be here and with me forever
Books without you doesn’t bring us together


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Veterans Honored Everywhere

My daddy served till I was six.
A Navy man.  He loved his ship.

Rejecting Hero he would proclaim.
"Those who died should have that name."

Sailed many times across the waves.
Rescuing prisoners from cells as graves.

A Coxman warning of things to come.
That sound still echos to setting sun.

Blow the whistle as bugals blare!
Today Veterans shall be honored everywhere.

             MAFLongfellow


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Small Town Big People

I look in the mirror and see the years gone
I can look beyond the glass out the window
To the yards of my childhood
I can smell the flowers and feel the grass ‘neath my feet. 
I can hear the music blasting on the radio
Mama callin’ me for supper.  


I yearn to go back to that danged town
I fought to get away and never look back,
I never wanted to live there again. 
I guess there’s a piece of me
There in that little town. 

The town is small and so are the events
You’re everyone’s business 
You can get a break and can’t get away
You don’t even have a say
You go to and from and people protest
And those same people will still put you to the test


I yearn to go back to that danged town
I fought to get away and never look back,
I never wanted to live there again. 
I guess there’s a piece of me
There in that little town. 

I made it to the big town K.C, 
Got myself a husband and a son and a place to live
Settled in and made a life, got a career
I swear I’ll never return to my best friend
Comfortable where I stand, 
Happy where I am 


I yearn to go back to that danged town
I fought to get away and never look back,
I never wanted to live there again. 
I guess there’s a piece of me
There in that little town. 

Well times are hard,
And people are ruthless in this cut throat time
Jobs are scarce and bills run high
You never know what you’ll hear at night
The people are small in this big town
Yeah people are small in this big town


I yearn to go back to that danged town
I fought to get away and never look back,
I never wanted to live there again. 
I guess there’s a piece of me
There in that little town. 

I guess the town is small
Just good ol’ boys and girls havin’ fun
Small place, small town, small world
People may talk and people may watch
But the biggest thing in that small town
Are the people after all. 


I yearn to go back to that danged town
I fought to get away and never look back,
I never wanted to live there again. 
I guess there’s a piece of me
There in that little town. 

-Heather Birdwell 9/22/2009



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Healer Of Pain

A man struggles to see the light, 
Which shined so bright.
Darkness impours him and he fight's to break free,
But there's no light and he can't see.
The darkness is strong he trembles with fear,
He makes a cry to God loud and clear.
Forgive me for I have done wrong,
The evil around me is just to strong.
I come to you,
To help me through.
He opens his eyes and suddenly can see,
The light he had lost but now found for God answered him and set him free.
He thinks to himself how could I have been so vain,
But he forgives himself for he was saved by the healer of pain.


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Our Eyes See All

Through our eyes we see a world that is ever changing. We look on as the children play carelessly in the parks and fearfully on the streets. We see the joy in a new mother’s eyes and the pain in those of the homeless one as she searches desperately for food and shelter. 

Our Eyes See All.

Through our eyes we have seen our country both flourish and suffer. We have been witness to wars and depression. We have cheered for freedom and democracy. Through our eyes we have seen slaves freed and women included. We have helplessly watched on as family values declined while crime was on the rise.

Our Eyes See All. 

Through our eyes we can see our future. We watch on proudly as our children grow and learn. We see the innocence and hope in their eyes as they begin to live out their dreams. In the future we see our children living in a world we could only dream of, never truly expecting to see. A world virtually free of crime, hate and violence. A world where all are treated just as they were created, equally. 

Our Eyes See All. 

Through our eyes we have witnessed our history. We have seen a constantly changing world. A world full of struggle and promise. When we look around us we see the world as it is today; all of it’s beauty with all of it’s flaws. As we envision our future we see a world living in peace and harmony. A world where everyone has the right to truly live freely and happily. We see the future we have all been waiting for, a future of rewards. 

Our Eyes See All.


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My sunset

He sits watching 
 My every movement
His heart is calm and at ease
My reflection in his eyes
I am a beautiful end
 To his pleasant day
I color his world 
 With hues I create
Sending the shadows
 To cool the desert world
So I leave him
 The stars and moonlight
Now I'm the setting sun
          But
Tomarrow as I rise
Once again I shine in his eyes
Once again I color his world
Sunset to sun rise
 My reflection in his eyes


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AN ENTIRELY NEW ME

What actually happened
in the spin of those struggling years
was nothing worth mentioning,
just being hopeful and not really giving
of myself;  and that secret remained untapped
until I became aware of wishes...

An entirely new me
makes my presence real, not elusive,
when a murky night vanishes
through the full moon's luminance...
not to impede, but to appease
any emotion felt  instantly!

If instincts could teach me 
to avoid the dilemmas I am caught into inadvertently,    
I would make those sudden changes
to get rid of all indecisions;
and as need never urges me to set limits, 
I must show confidence and courage!

An entirely new me
challenging tomorrow without impatience,
living to the fullest of my desires...
to grasp that moment with eagerness ;
and what  will proceed great joy,
will not be comparable to what I will become!


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LIFE'S TRIAL AND TRIBULATIONS

Walking down the hallway,
Seeing all the doorways,
And all the choices in life,
Making it difficult to choose,
The right room from the rest,
Bringing you the wisdom and truth,
For the imperfection that's within us all,
Which makes us crawl at times,
On our knees and our hands,
To discover what is right and survive,
In life as long as we can and accept,
What life brings us all in our hearts,
Which we patiently accept as pleasures,
And sacrifices as pains much in our lives,
To correct our flaws,
Which causes our struggles,
Till we can open our eyes,
And see what we have and believe,
That our life is greater than we ever know,
Cause God created it for us all,
But our choices are ours to make,
To find the happiness which is,
Ours to be kept.

By: John J. Hembree


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I AWAKEN WITH THE NEW SUNRISE

As the dreary night slowly vanishes,
taking along the weary stars,
but the wakeful moon decides to stay...
I awaken with the new sunrise
admiring the glimmering sea
with colors resembling diamonds!

I breathlessly wonder
why God has created it
with a painter's hand,
and giving us that joy...
a devine joy as a reminder: 
that all He has made is entirely His;
and in the same manner
we care for our bodies 
with much preoccupation,
we must take care of all creation,
so that our children 
can enjoy it indefinitely!

Among fields of jacandra and dandelions swaying,
I awaken with the new sunrise in sheer delight...
to face life as it was when nobody was there;
and we can imagine the thought running
through God's mind to put a human being there:
to watch and control the beautiful earth!

I awaken with the new sunrise,
to discover a small bird soaring...
going further and further up until
he has picked up the speed of an eagle;
I awaken with the new sunrise...rejoicing, 
opening up my spirit to a song of praise!

If I'm still living, I owe it to my Lord,
and there aren't days I don't proclaim His  word...
when I awaken with the new sunrise,
and I gladly watch the golden sun radiantly rise!


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THIS GARDEN OF FLOWERS

This garden of flowers

Can be yours too

Follow me

What you can see

What can be

 

This garden of flowers

I found in you

Deep in your heart

Flowers of blue

Pink too

 

Such beauty inside

Wanting to be free

Your colour

What it means to me

What it cannot hide

 

This richness I see

Flowers blossoming

What it means to me

My heart feeling

The colours cascading

 

This garden of flowers

I found in you

So precious too

The colours revealed inside

The heart sighed

 

This garden of flowers

You cannot hide

What you have inside

Colours to touch

Colours to feel

Colours that make it real

 

For, the heart

Holds the delicate blooms

The colour booms

What I can see too,

in the garden of you


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A CASTLE SPARROW

The sparrow fixed me
With a quizzical eye
I am sure it knew
All that I thought
As it hopped with glee

I lifted a finger
The sparrow jumped upon it
It chirruped to me
I understood finally
That a bird
Who gives it's heart
Will sing
Merrily

Every day
That castle sparrow
Came to my window
I let it in
Let it play
I loved it so

The way to a sparrows' heart
Is to sit still
Let it come to you
Of its' own free will

A castle sparrow
Flew around the room
Singing
Lifting my spirits, so low
I thought of nothing else
Than to see a tiny bird
Filled with joyous glow

I brought little treats every day
For a castle sparrow
That I love to watch,
sing and play

It fixed me
with a quizzical eye
As if it knew
All of me
My very own sparrow
I loved it too


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Justice Done Right

Before you win you have to lose,
But make sure to think about the path you choose.
Cause the wrong one could ruin it all,
To where you stumble and fall.
Rise above the equation,
Getting rid of anger and frustration,
Even though it may not be a great situation,
Have to seek forth with pure concentration.
Keeping your focus to the light,
It shines with passion in the night,
Helping you burning so bright,
To give you strength to stand and fight,
Justice done right.

Before you win you have to lose,
Always keep a look out for that shortened fuse.
It could explode bursting  into flames with a huge cloud of smoke,
Spreading rapidly in all directions with no air to breathe everything starts to choke. 
Dying off seems the only way,
You start to day dream about yesterday,
Then it starts to fade away,
Your holding onto strings better left to fray.
Suddenly you see a light,
Burning with passion ever so bright,
You break free and continue to fight,
Justice done right.


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Today


The sun is rising
 I am alive
Free to breathe and enjoy
 What my Lord has given me
Free to feel those around me
 Mother and father,brothers and sister
Free to love
 Children and granchildren
Free to write
 For those who care to read
Free to search
 For the one that will stand by me
I am free to release
 My words on Soup
The beauty of today


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Savior

 I walked a broken road, Why couldnt I see, Why did I refuse to admit that You were my only Hope; My only Chance of survival? Instead, You were my last resort(option); My last call. I tried everything I knew, I thought I could make it without You, But I was beaten down, bruised, cut open, and torn apart, lost and alone; I needed You. All I had to do was cry out, but something held me back; My pride was so strong. Then I hear Your Voice, Reminding me how much I need Your Help; I needed to give it up, And fall into Your ever-loving Embrace, Because You are the only One who can save me, The One I cant live without, My loving Father.


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love

I arise in love with love it grows its fruit out of my wings love makes my heart sing, romance. love makes me selfless in a state of agape. love keeps me thinking in isolation, hoping in dejection. love makes me express on bed of roses entangled an intertwind in bliss woven passions that rejects lust, yet invites love. the necter is sweet as pleasures trancend and ravish my trinity oh love is faithfull, willing and definately able. oh definately able! Love existed before Cain killed Abel It will bring joy to it's possessors Captivating it's keepers Uplifter of weepers Bringing pleasure to those who express it, who grow it live it make it.


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LORD, USE ME

Lord, use me
to accomplish your purpose,
and make a sower out of me...
to multiply these scattered seeds;
miracles come in many forms:
in blessings of prosperity!
What I gave was all I had,
and what I will receive
will be more
than abundance!     

Defying danger and changelling death, 
I walked straight into the wilderness,
but nothing scared me in my pursue; 
afraid of  turning the pages of the Bible
and not feeling sympathy for myself,
I ventured all and got lost...
my innocence turned into lust,
which gave me pleasure without any rule!

Lord, use me 
to drive many away from foolishness, 
and as You forgave me of my impurities...
they will see Your mercy
as clear as morning;
and reject sin as a hateful thing!   
Lord, use me     
to declare the freedom that came with change,
and anyone can be part of it...regardless of age;
Lord, use me and let me love in humility!


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OUR OLD MAN!

Our father made us to perfection,what we invent and overcome!
Brothers and sisters of his creations,gifted and sent for each one!
Each is a natural maze of senses
the eye sees!or feels!or the aromas!
or the screech of symphonies.
the taste teaches us when the lesson is over!
The 6th sense is when we leave the womb!
from paradises envelope,safely settled.
the 7th!is immense imaginations rooms!
8th!is mesmerization like a grotto!
9th!is the key to heaven or hell!
The opium of God lays inside,unreached!
Our wealth of brains only children tell!
Forever hoping for Mother and Fathers reach!


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THE DREAMER WHO FOLLOWS THE STARS

Sitting on a smooth rock
as waves crash into it...foaming,
and splashing their salty water on me;
it is warm and soothing after burning
on dunes of sand...listening to rock,
and one of the songs caught my fancy...

The dreamer who follows the stars
is an unloved soul running from time,    
searching for secrets in this Universe...
but finding only sympathy for himself;
he can see the sea-birds in flight,
and wishes more peace at every sunset!  

This pen dashes all thoughts off,
to relieve this mind of unwanted clutter,
clearly seeing beyond the noiseless shore;
and like survivors of a shipwreck:
I let out a deep breath, to feel life 
at its best ,and joyfully play my clarinet...

The dreamer who follows the stars
 loses their traces into space,
they go further and further and disappear from his sight;
he counted them all when they stood still and shone
above the ragged canyons of a dreary moon in silverlight, 
and how can he hope for their return and not dream alone?  

Fugitive darkness gives away to dazzling sun-rays,
the shrills of the gathered sea-gulls, by the beach-house,
bring me back to an existence of joyful laughs; 
I am repulsively sad to have fallen into sleep,
to have missed moments that could have inspired, indeed,
another song for the dreamer who followed the stars!


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Street Dweller

If I was a deaf person
would you ever talk to me
Or would you just pass me by
In favor of simplicity.
If I was a blind person
Would you ever guide me through
Or would you just set me off to myself
For someone else to rescue.
If I was acrippled person
Would you ever carry me
Or would you just shun me off
Claiming to much difficulty.
                    BUT
If I was just a lonely person
Huddled up in my cardboard home
Would you ever stop by to visit
Or simply leave me alone !


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HE and his ART

Many hearts, each a beat
HE and his Art
=====
Sympathy struck my soul within the Watts Towers
One man, broken, lost
Gave other broken pieces of life another chance to shine
With beauty and grace
Close to his heart
Close to god

Before his hand came down
They were just figures fallen
Pieces hitting
Rock pavement bottom

These objects, that once served propose
Once had value
No longer desired

Used and abused
Broken souls
Left to corrode

Do you know what it feels like to be alone in fear
In shame with no hope
Can’t look in the mirror

Thought to no longer have purpose,
On this earth
To no longer have beauty
To no longer, have worth

Rebirth

Sees art on the ground
His Hand comes down
A man, once broken and scared
A suffering alcoholic with a second chance at life
His heart and soul he bares 

Perhaps it was sympathy,
He felt that day
When he started to create, a place of hope
The skills to cope 
For the pieces left to waste away

Each broken object, each piece of junk
He gave a gift of serenity
To shine and glimmer
To live beautifully,
In company 
Sublime and serene
Achieved

Surrounded by like others,
Once pieces left behind 
Alone, you seek cover
Together, in time

Is strength, and beauty
A vision of unity
A collective propose
Of vision and purity

What new perspective, from the inside to out 
Changes on the faces of the people about 
Seeing the junk, as a ship not sunk

In the shape of hope
And inspiration, a dream
Where we can go and where we have been

Reflect on this now
Of those who never saw
What the man’s vision was
Love, real and raw
In those broken pieces

With his signature, his heart
Left in different formations
Bottle and plates
Imagination
=====
Many hearts, each a beat
HE and his Art



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The Lord's Presence

The Lord's presence blows through the trees 

as you feel the air flow past you

you just feel that He is there with you

there watching and proetcting you

and you don't have to be afraid of anything

because the Lord is there with you and everyone


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Specially For The Lady I Love

1.
In Stars, 
we 
twinkle...
In moons, 
we 
outshine...
I take in 
your smile 
along with 
its 
bejeweled 
glitterazzi...
your 
words.. 
your 
dimples.. 
mmmmmm 
so 
Sweet so 
Simple...
We are 
one..

2.
My 
sweetheart 
lets take a 
stroll..
Do let's sit 
on this 
beach to 
cherish 
and savour 
the 
Blessed 
presence 
Of Mother
Nature and 
more...
Oh! Our 
love for 
coconut 
liqueor 
and 
this waves 
that 
fumble...
Lets play 
and 
wiggle.. My 
sweet love, 
lets prance 
and get 
tickled.. 
Cuddle, 
suckle, 
unbuckle.. 
So 
passionely 
sweet...
Oh! my 
humble 
lady of I 
have 
much 
respect 
for.. I will 
Do 
Anything 
to 
see you 
Smile 
Always.. 
Believe ME

3.
Sweet 
Passion 
Arising..
Headlong 
dive 
and 
tumble..
Ohhhlala! 
My Sweet 
love's 
touch 
and 
fumble..
Passion so 
Deep.. We 
mumble..
fiddle.. 
jumble..
My bank of 
words is 
this 
vacuum~empty..
Maybe In 
later lines 
shall I find 
words to 
complete 
This 
Unfinished 
Poem to 
Honor The 
Lady I 
Love..
The Sage, 
His Quail, 
Ink and 
This Page.. 
Selah


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TURN THE DREAM ALIVE

I hear the drums of my heart, loudly singing for my dreams to execute. I remember when I was little; ‘the greatest writer’ was my cadence. No, I haven’t forgotten my rhymes; I have just turned them to beatitudes. ‘Whoever is a hard worker will be the greatest writer’ am the commander of my dreams stomping heavily to lettering. Am by shank's pony a thousand speed per mile chucking in and out of the road. I remember when I once hurted my brain and lost my sanity; ohh I remember; How can forget? Everything was ambiguous with no future to reach the bastion. Although never recovered my lost wrecked pieces, but still hold to the stick of one day reuniting with my fellows. Life is a thrash about that I can attest. Sometime pinned to a cold yet rained on the slippery road. You might have sighted the grey clouds, started a marathon but you still lost the chase, at times you never saw it coming, you’re chicken poured with nobody to umbrella you. Life is like that, at times you lose, at times you break the record. Life is what you make it. Everybody tears down at times, but it’s how you feed the fears that counts. In most of the frozen falls you will stand alone, in the summer a thousand flies will flock your way. Life is all lessons don’t worry about the seasonal labels. Someday I will be at the peak with many beaks screeching my forename. Maybe am still the uncrown queen but someday princess of the playwright will be my designate. I can bet my blueprint will never say goodbye as it always lighting as the day, a souvenir that can’t go away. Now still a shadow searching for my right frame, neither a sinner to contain dozens of all this hope. Before a thousand crescents change their fate, I can bet I would have already revolutionized my state, that’s the least just wait and spot ‘the supreme authoress of the planet’ fitting my cranium.



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Come To The Well

Lord make us courageous to fight,
Lift up our hands towards Your light.
Jesus friend of sinners,
Open our eyes to the world at the end of our pointing fingers.
May we shine to that city on the hill,
Your already there waiting with our hearts for you to fill.
May we hear the toll of the ringing bell,
Make our hearts thirsty to come to the well.

May the glory of Your name be the passion of the church,
Let the righteousness of God be a Holy flame that burns.
We believe Your all to us.
To You the nations bow down,
To You creation cries out.
All things we hold together,
Your name will stand forever.
Majesty! You are Majesty!
For You and You alone awake our soul awake our soul and see,
For the world You love Your will be done let Your will be done in us.
In our hearts Lord,
In this nation.
Awakening.

Lord make us courageous to fight,
Lift up our hands towards Your light.
Jesus friend of sinners,
Open our eyes to the world at the end of our pointing fingers.
May we shine to that city on the hill,
Your already there waiting with our hearts for you to fill.
May we hear the toll of the ringing bell,
Make our hearts thirsty to come to the well.


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Jesus Lifted Me!

I nailed my sins,
To my Lord's cross.
Leaving them there,
I suffered no loss!

The burden load I carried,
Was now so much lighter.
The life ahead of me,
Now is much brighter!

Feeling the freedom,
Of walking with Him.
Drawing strength from Jesus,
To turn away from sin.

Growing in love,
For ALL mankind.
Holding grudges no more,
In heart and mind.

Blessed by His Spirit,
Jesus lifted me!
Surrendering each day to Him,
I can live carefree!


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Everlasting

I pray that today never ends
You are the heartbeat
That gives life to my being
The sight that brings to life
All that I have ever dreamt of
You are my life
And I earnestly desire that today never ends


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Everywhere I go, It Reigns

Everywhere I Go it Reigns

Silent.
Still the Son today – stretch a gauze across his face.
Stir remorse amid the clouds,
Unto me, I say – tiny hands of angels, millions swarm the skies to pull the curtain
closed, yet to reveal dull surprise—
This mist shall send a message, the vapor spins a web – each thought we murmur, say, I
say, I said with no regret.
For gathered in this scheme,
The dreams of Gods and men,
The surface shimmers new, a cleansing solace new.
For God’s breath – renounced, the fluid pure it flows,
He lives!
So close,
So vehemently to you,
But you’ve known this all along,
Reach out and feel his tears upon your palms
More than any psalm I say,
More than you this day,
A gift of love and harmony,
He sheds such concepts blue,
Place your face towards the skies,
You’re being there renewed.


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ARTISTIC SOUL

SHADOWS FLOWING FROM A PAINTBRUSH TURN COLORS INTO REALITY.

SWEET IMAGES SPEAK TO THE SOUL AND THEY COME FROM THE HEART.

THEY COME FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE GENERATION TO GENERATION.

RACE TO RACE THE PHYSICAL BEING COME ALIVE IN THE PICTURES.

YOU CAN RELATE TO IT YOU CAN SEE THROUGH THE ARTISTIC SOUL.

FOR THE PICTURE SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.


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A Touch of Bittersweetness

A Touch of Bittersweetness 

Nay, I say as tears well up
I think of our full past
Together we had conquered all
and laughed with joy to last.

My memories, I want to keep
But sadness they do bring
Your smile I shall not see again
But regrets, no, not a thing.

Your contagious laugh, your glittering eyes
Like stars, you were so rare
But most of all, no one compares
To your loving touch; you care. 

Forever more you shall remain
In hearts of everyone
For your heart of gold, we all do know
Familiar, yet eternally gone.


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It's You

You bring joy to my life
And I'm proud to be your wife
To cherish you
To play with you
So, come and you will see
The happiness you bring to me
You are the one, my kind
It was you I had to find
That smile upon your face
Takes me to that special place
Right where I want to be
With just you and me
You bring joy to my life
And I'm proud to be your wife
To find in you
All the magic inside of you
You are my kind
It was you I had to find
There is no end to our time
Only with you
It's you


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MORE FEAR THAN CERTAINTY

I speak with clarity and honesty,
and don't hide underneath pretenses;
never my promises turn into lies!
How long have you known me,
and yet you fail to see my sincerity...
when the warm light of friendship glows?

More fear than certainty
is a weak and recognizable trait
that strongly and deeply affects
any or all feelings humanly;
be logical and overcome distrust,
there are other ways to show love...
without being touched or felt!

Be sure to be true to yourself,
and not resent the unsaid words tomorrow;
open up to the noble truth, not false belief!
I am not demanding anything,
or foce you into doubtful giving;
isn't this friendship worth more than love?

More fear than certainty
makes gladness fall away,
thinking that being ungiving
is only a sign of selfishness ,
or unfelt sweetness;
each heart should be guided by self-defining,
not by self-scrutinity...
or a constant improbability!


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Almost

Sometimes when our blessings
Are very close and near.
We decide to “throw in the towel”,
As if God’s voice, we did not hear.
Sometimes we are not far from,
That answer that we had so long sought.
And we wind up turning around,
After a good fight we have fought.
Sometimes our blessings are really,
Just in front of us, slightly.
And while in warfare if we are not careful,
We will lose that blessing, most likely.
A lot of times we have our minds detoured
By obstacles that get in our way.
And they will cause us much time wasted
If not at all seeing that day
A lack of faith, a lack of character,
These are just a couple by name.
Being too timid, lack of boldness,
These two serve just the same.
For us to have ran this race,
That really has already been won.
It would not bring any glory to the Master,
To “ALMOST” have it done.


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A Tear For You

As i beheld your radiant face from a distant place 
i thought i seen a tear in your eye and i wonder why
surely what i had seen ran deeply inside 
beyond the realm of your outer life
from a heart of love and care there a memory did arise
this is what made you cry
for without tears from our eyes
life would become empty vain and dry
let not memories cease to flow
as a river from thy soul
for it is with these we do write
our music poetry and song


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Roses----the odour of love.

Bravely young lieutenant standing in the battle field hurtlessly.
He captured their enemies very lightly.
His stylist, romantic war, the shield dazzled to see.
He is fond of war and kissing delightly !!

His shiny hair leap and mould prince of wars luminous.
Once he passed, seeing the valley of roses.
 He ponder slightly odourless flowers of roses.
Amazingly, he allured aura inside the valley of roses.

He dreamt that he is in the world of roses.
His heart fluttering and his eyes filled with roses.
The sudden fragrance pouring with gems festival rollick.
But the veiling  Rose  disappered with ivory smiles.

His shying dawn bring coloring lunar reflect his love.
Rosy thorns narrating the gregarious story of loveth.
His rose-world sprouted rootlessly and moths kissing rosy-cheeks.
He seek flower's bazaars also rose wreath.

He sculptured the statue of rose express his love.
Her eyelids feared, roses winging for flowery love.
His rose-blood beloved rose-girl and forgets the bloody war.
He feels like nestling, rose nest covered by love.

The beautiful love period perfumed, the white roses flare as of love-lyre.
He lisped love-language to the fairy rosing.
His enemies pursued and watching his actions  in hidden.
In a night of rain  he sung songs of love, roses floating !

His enemies played their sword at his rose-fairy.
At most joy, her heart fell, gushing rose-petal.
Rose petals mixed his blood and irrigated the valley or rose.
One who see this valley, roses sprout the odour of love natural  !!


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Worth Fighting For

Walk of fame,
Walk of shame.
But what is it really worth?
If we win,
We only live to fight again.
If we lose,
Then it was worth fighting for.

Road to somewhere,
Road to nowhere.
But what is it really worth?
If we win,
We only live to fight again.
If we lose,
Then it was worth fighting for.

Sea to shining sea,
Tree to rotting tree.
But what is it really worth?
If we win, 
We only live to fight again.
If we lose,
Then it was worth fighting for.


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Aquarian Dream I-- The Rebellion

Centuries are unfolded Filled with corruption and lies Where's the change A tyrant has an iron hand But we are the diamonds We appear to be coal darken by ash But with so many years of pressure we became diamonds Ready to strike We are the vein cut open The red, working for the gold Deter the tyrant We can win, Rise up against the guards Fight for our voice Our suffering will not go on You'll know what it's like to purge from your sins So many years of pain So many lies gilded with hope So much death and decay This will not go unheard Deter the tyrant He'll know what it's like to cease to exit Fight for our voice Fight for our freedom There must be a way


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Musings Of The soul

Think
Why will you kill?
Why will you fall in love?
What makes money so powerful?
What is it between a beautiful woman and a guy?
Success, failure and experience
Ponder over these
Who wants to be lazy?
Who wants to be poor?
Why didn’t God just kill satan for us
What makes habits so powerful?
Who really wants to die?
Why do we cry when we mourn and fall in love?
If only we knew all things
If only there was no spirit and physical
Ponder over these but don’t loose sleep.


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A kitten named Love

Love:

His gloved fingers loosely grab the tin cup as he sits slumped over.
People pass, barley glancing at the tattered man before them, their faces uncaring.
He has no home, no duplex or even apartment to call his own. Tonight he occupies a large box behind a local pizzeria, which sometimes if he is lucky the employees take pity and hand him a sack of three day old pepperoni. 

He rests his head along him arm, closing his wrinkled eyes before the rain comes. It bounces off his cardboard box fiercely and pools around his naked toes. A veteran for his country, he never thought his life legacy would be this, an empty box laying in an ally.

The night drags on with the raging storm, high winds, monstrous bolts of lighting and thunderous booms. Eventually the old man is awaken but not by the pounding rain but a purr. A kitten, merely a few months old has wondered into his lap taking refuge from the storm. Its orange and white fur drips as he shivers, yet his purr echos around the sagging brown walls. He sits upright and cradles the kitten, wondering why it didn’t run. Perhaps like himself  the small animal only wants a home. 

Its olive shaped eyes fixate on an empty bag of meat, its heart racing rapidly. The kitten is thin, appearing as though it has never ate. The war vet smiles and slides off his coat, he wraps the kitten gently then grabs his tin cup. Eagerly he shakes, panning for nickles and dimes. He washes windows even wipes away the grime. Never has he worked harder for $8.75 but tonight the man and kitten will eat from a bag that reads pedigree and to him that’s just fine. He has made a friend in the most unlikely of places and to him in the most needy of circumstances. Tomorrow the vet will rise and work the cruel streets of New York. He will face ridicule, people glaring in disgust, but he will gladly face it all to provide for his kitten he named Love.


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Open My Eyes

Open my eyes,
Let faith arise.
Believing there's hope,
When the pain is to strong I can't cope.
Your love is deeper than the sea,
It comforts my heart and frees me.
Your mercy is unfailing, Your glorious most high,
Keep me strong looking up to the sky.
I know that this isn't easy,
Its getting harder and harder to see,
That something good will come upon me.
In the Heavens You reign,
I lift my hands to believe again.
I reach to You at arms length,
You are my refuge You are my strength.
Your mercy burns like ember,
As I pour out my heart these things I remember.
You are faithful God forever.
So let my faith arise,
Open my eyes.


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The Passionate Poet to Alicia Keys

 Come live with me and be my love
You'd see my heart is open
There has never been a greater love
Nor greater words have been spoken
 
If you'd stand by me your feet will never ever tire
I'd carry you on like a carriage two horses and four tires
I'd take you to a place where everyone will adore you
But I push play like remote controls so only I could enjoy you
 
Let you express your love for me and I'd listen and I'd listen
Your words are gifts to a thirsty soul, and this is Christmas
Let you lullaby me to a place safe as a critter in a willow
We'd get dizzy eyed, but it's alright, you can fall to sleep on my pillow
 
Pain is rare when you're around 
I got that of joy from you
If you sat up on a cloud
I'd risk the fall just to touch you
 
What's old is classic what's new is birth
That's all I can think of
You are Mother Nature to my earth
Come live with me and be my love


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A Soldier's Sorrow

I looked out across the land 
and saw all my comrades falling down. 
Bodies of wounded and dead for I can 
see were miles around, so I took a breath, 
then I took a step with my rifle on my side, 
then I charged into battle with fear in my 
heart 'cause I knew it was time to die. 
And just the other week I saw my baby girl. 
She pleaded me not to leave, but I had to 
save the world. 
So I looked upon her face 
and smiled as a tear ran down my cheek 
o'my little baby Angela who I only saw last week. 
Now it's months and months within the battle. 
Many have done died. 
Goverment letters were sent to their love ones 
only to make them cry. 
O'why O'why do we live like this in a world that 
should never have been? 
It's the world that we're living in, 
a world that was forged from sin. 
but the walking dead keep marching on. 
Hoorah! Hoorah! 
The walking dead keep marching on. 
Hoorah. Hoorah. 
souls who thought they were coming back, 
now they find themselves all alone 
in a shallow grave, far away from a place 
they once called home..


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The Blessings Of Another Day

 

THE BLESSINGS OF ANOTHER DAY

Thank you Lord for waking me up, and starting me on my way.
For health, food and shelter, clothed in my right mind,
The blessings of another day.
You watched over me as I slumbered and slept,
Kept hurt harm and danger away.
Thank you Lord, as I praise your name
For the blessings of another day.
You bid my moments a while longer to roll on
Through your tender mercies and grace.
You gave me patience power and strength to run this Christian race.
‘Tis not by my goodness or much that I’ve done 
That granted me these good deeds.
But by your compassion and faithfulness,
And your promise to supply all my needs.
So I thank you Lord for loving kindness and care, 
And the joy you sent my way.
But most of all I express gratitude
For The Blessings Of Another Day 




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AFRICAN VIOLET

AFRICAN VIOLET

OH LAND OF AETHIOPIA
OH LAND OF ABYSSINIA
OH LAND OF SHEBA
OH LAND OF ABESHA 
Honor thy glory,thou hast braved servants.
Grace hath thy patriot,ye pride oh thee
Glory ye excellence,prime mover oh thee.
Let thee alma mater flourish
Thou hast union,not diminish.
Hoy!  One Country
Equipped with love and bravery.
Shine as one,thy works of ye weaver
Light up freedom,always and forever.
Let ye glory conquer and gleam thy illusion
Exalt thy Aethiops liberty,save us from confusion.
       Hoy!   Thy kingdom
       Hoy!   Thy Queendom
       Hoy!   Thy Cradle
Thy freedom within martyrdom
Thy glory within liondom.
Laureate liberty,laureate light
Thou shalt be ye merit ,insight within insight.
Freedom Alpha liberty Omega
Liberty Alpha freedom Omega
Love Alpha, love Omega.
Liberty in freedom,freedom in liberty
Unity in alma,mater in unity.
YE MILLENIUM ALMA!
YE MILLENIUM MATER!
YE MILLENIUM ALMA!
YE MILLENIUM MATER!
YE MILLENIUM AFRICA!


  


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Crossing The Bridge

I've set our bridge on fire but I couldn't burn it down

some bridges can't be burned because they are made by love and love can't be burned away
because it is the strongest against enemies,fires,anything at all

when two people have that love,nothing can stop them

The bridge stays up unharmed,unburned

The Bridge stands across from the two lovers heart to heart,soul to soul

waiting to cross once more....


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Fool For Love Destiny

Sometimes I think I am a fool for love
When it seems not to love me back
Trying to give all I have
Falling short each and every time it seems
A never ending battle in my mind
too try again or say screw it
But my inner soul will not let him be the winner
He says love conquers all things
Remain true to yourself and that
Quality shines like no other
A fool for love I am not,but
I will truly let my destiny find it
In the end.


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MAKE EVERY MOMENT COUNT

Make every moment count...
this is the promise I make to myself,
to deny the certainty of death:
an assumption stripped of all reality;
and it daunts others, not me...
as long as I get that glimpse of eternity!

Be an essential part of the living:
sharing, giving, reveling, grieving and forgiving...
instead of rebelling against society,
and fighting against an invisible adversary;
but if your  aspirations
are the strenght of your goals
everything takes on a new meaning,
even making your story worth-telling!

Make every moment count
by being clever and not indignant;
never live by pride and greed,
or expect a bountiful return...
when nothing is being achieved,
and praise can't be earned!
 
Be of a keen mind and love patiently...
revive a broken spirit with the kindest word,
and reduce your worries to nothing:
and though the world's vanities cannot be changed,
make an effort to have your voice heard;
what is torn down sadly...can also be built up happily!

Make every moment count
and ignore the ticking of the clock,
to let awareness guide you through anticipation;
time is like roses with thorns:
it pokes you and makes you bleed,and unless
you show meekness and sympathy,
it won't hit  you low...but grant you victory!


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A CASTLE ROSE

The sun clothed the castle in gold
Before twilight
Magic to behold,
in the time before night
 
Such a colour to inspire...
A rose...
The colour of sunfire
 
The Faeries at twilight...
To make a rose, so beautiful
It would shine under starlight
 
Such a delicate bloom
Soft as a babys' cheek
Magicked by Faeries
A Summer Queens' perfume
A rose to seek
 
Emerald leaves glowed
Wrapped a rose
The colour of sunfire
In a walled garden,
that the Faeries showed
 
The Sunfire
Such wondrous light
A Faeries desire
Illuminated the garden
To Heartstones delight


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Regret

Don't let the past hinder you
when sailing life's wide, open, blue
Make sure that you have paid your debt
so you can rise above regret
Blind not your eyes with useless tears
for past mistakes of yester years
The past shall bury of its own
then down that path you shall not go
Keep moving on, for all things fair
await the souls that do and dare


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LET IT FLOW

Let it flow, let it flow

The Vibes

The realism

The energy

The inner most spirit of your Divine nature 

Let it flow, let it flow.

©Copyright Brian Pierre-Alexander 2005


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Lonely Heart

As I sat here, I often think of you.
I think of you in my arms as we listening to the rain fall.
I think of you when I think of warmth.
I think of you whenever I need to smile.
I find myself often thinking of you.
I think of you when I take my first bite.
That it could be you I'm feeding it to.
I think of you when I take each step.
That it may be one last step it takes to get to you.
I think of you as the sun rises in the morning.
That like a bloom on a dew morning, you have
brighten my day before my eyes even open.
I think of you while I'm lying here.
How wonderful it would be, if you was here with me.
I think of you as my heart feels loneliness.
But it is there I am fulfilled.
As my loneliness is far too real.
For it's there my heart cry's loud.
For a lonely heart to find its fire.
For there a thought of you is.
As mine is a burning of desire.
For you have filled a lonely hearts desire.


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one dream too many

i'm standing at the gates of a great city.
who's wall's are torn like the limb's of it's men.
the battle hardened walk deathly bye me.
as i can offer them no recompense.
i walk among the ruin's of the temple.
step slowly over body's where they fell.
on my knee's i fall down at the alter.
and ask for god to lift me out of this hell.

i see a white horse standing in a clearing.
and in that instant it become's my hope.
it become's my guiding light steering.
me onto a place that i can cope.
Along the way i meet a few survivor's.
with their head's cradled in their arm's.
i offer them the use of the white horse.
but all's they want is for me to bear arm's.

i arm myself with a pen of poison.
sharpen up the wit's of my loose tounge.
the injustice i'v seen boil my passion's.
i'm ready to right these evil wrong's.
i'm of to watch these fool's kneel and pleading.
whip them with my speared retort.
i see the hatred out of their eye's bleeding.
and know their greatest punishment is their thought's.

so leave them in madness frail and shaking.
with blood stained hand's and blood stained soul's.
they will face a hell of their own making.
a hell they will burn in for ever more.
murder is a human disposition.
that we should sharpen our sword's and kill.
if you know the world in which we are living.
it's made for love,liberty and thrill's.


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THE STAINED GLASS WINDOW

I dreamed of light.. 
To fall.. 
A window.. 
To reflect.. 
Filled with colour 
Filled with nature 
A breathtaking sight 

To capture an age 
Of a Queen and King 
Eagles too 
Stream of Sighs 
Faeries with gossamer wings 
A Heartstone, true 

When dawn rose 
The window glowed, 
with soft light 
Kings and Queens 
Trees and birds 
Stars from the night 
The colour flowed 

Sunlight pierced through 
A stained glass window 
In to world, 
we both knew 

I dreamed of light, 
that filled a Shadowfire hall 
Filled my heart with colour 
I stood in the centre of it all 


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Stand Tall

"Stand tall" is what mom said,
But They all know Im hanging from a thin thread.
"I want to do this", I tell my friends,
But they all think Im doing this to become one of the trends.
I want to stand there and give all Ive got,
But Im afraid what they'll say,the hole lot.

Im shaking and terrified,
I dont want this to go on the downside.
I want to be told Im good and Great,
Cuz I wanna be the schools new update.

I might get a few laughing and telling me Im done,
but I want to make sure I furfill my mission.
I want to show off and thats no lie,
I want someone to make me cry.

Make me cry cuz I was so good,
I want mummy and daddy to know that the room was no deadhood.
I want to make everyone cry,
So everyday People would ask me to sing high.

Im afraid and that is true,
but This is what I have to do.  


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The Donkey Carol

(Chorus): My name is breda Donkey
               'Pon my back is de Christmas story
               A carry God's son an' mercy
               Down through the ages to wi glory
               De baby born in Bethlehem's manger
               Wi creator, redeemer, how stranger


Ole Balaam let mi carry him
Fi guh sell the Massa prophecy
An angel did appear to him
An' bring me square in history
               Ole Balaam saw a star
               Coming out of Jacob family
               Jesus coming from beyond afar
               To bring all sinners mercy

So one night breda Joseph call mi
Him seh O donkey come carry Mary
I know it was Balaam's prophecy
For Bethlehem's star was bright above me
              No room, no room for the baby
              Not a preacher in the earth was ready
              So mi call 'pon mi animal family
              Jesus cum guh mek yuh manger ready

The street was full of trafficking
While merchants count their money
Wi sang glory to man's joy born king
Jesus is the manger baby
              Hush Mr. cow nuh bawl again
              Red Heifer yuh sacrifice over
              Likkle lambs guh skip 'pon de plain
              Bethlehem bring forth the redeemer

Sweet likkle turtle dove you are free
The covenant of the ark is broken
Sweet Jesus bring love and jubilee
Same de greedy ole Balaam had spoken
              But mi is donkey an mi work nuh done
              A carry him before the cross
              Mi labor till de second coming of the son
              Sin is mi burden, but a him it cost


This song is written to the tune of Jamaican folk song: "Good evening, Mrs Cunningham
It is written for two voices that blend to sing the chorus, but sing each stanza in 2 parts.  It 
tells the story of Christmas from a donkey's point view, and yet stay true to the Bible 
discourse. 

Some words are peculiar to the Jamaican dialect for coloring of the song:
Breda: brother; 'pon:upon; de:the; wi:our; ole:old; mi:me; fi:to; guh:go
Cum:come ... had all words recapitulate to the Jamaican dialect even young Jamaicans would 
have been alienated --- for the language was not encouraged in our homes where it was 
considered bad talking. It is being revived through academics at the UWI again.


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From cradle to the grave

From the moment I was born I wept. I cried out of wanting, After all to want is the first natural humane instinct. As I got older I walked through life holding open my heart to experiences even if unwillingly. My eyes remained wide as my legs carried me through twisting generations.

 

I have laughed gaily without judgment, grieved earth shattering loss, embraced joy beyond what the motion pictures portray and loved and been loved more than any fictional character that its writer breathed life onto paper.

 

From cradle to my destined grave I stroll on earths vast plain of emotion to take hold of life and live as if tomorrow my again body would be laid to rest.

 

A newborn cries because it is its horn of proof that it is thriving with vitality. An elder gently sobs under breath knowing each day they inhale is another day of dying. We are born into cradling arms and are buried cancelling ourselves, From life to death we take memories we've made from cradle to grave. Nothing is more precious, needed and wanted to either groups young r old than a life fully lived before the final chapter is read.

 

Birth to twelve is layered in childhood innocents. Becoming a teen is our first presumable milestone and we assume ourselves to be made of granite like Galatea.

 

Throughout our twenties our lips taste first loves even lust but gracefully as we age our minds and souls carry us home making a place to rest out weary bodies, a place to rest with growing families. Children come wrapped in beautiful ribbons and we grow old. Wrinkles come, inevitably dependency goes then we parish to our coffins made by younger, sometimes older hands.

 

But even after we rest under feet of blackened tear filled soil we live, To be born again or to be swept away by Gods gentle voice no one person can say.

 

But we live and breath, inhale life though our lungs from cradle to the grave.

"Sorry for not capitalizing, hope that fixed it! Please keep commenting :) Much love, Whit."


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LISTEN

                                         Have you ever closed your eyes
                            And retreated to the stillness of your heart 
                                        Allowed yourself to dream
                                        To wonder who you are
                            Your soul will whisper it's desires
                         If you would only take the time to listen
                                     Life is all around you
                            It is in the rustle of the leaves 
                          As they carry a gentle breeze
                         In the sweet song of the birds 
                            As they flit from tree to tree
                      Today I think I will take some time 
                            And get to know me


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The pearl of friendship

At the beach of desperation
On the shore to endless sea
Stood a helpless dreaming creature
Searching in the sky was he

Looked with blind eyes full of sorrow
As a man with tears must be
To a falling shooting starlight
That felt down to waving sea

But when star and ocean contacted
Colorful the night became
amazing was the newborn fairy
away from any knowledge’s frame

Unbelieving this new marvel
spoke the fool with stumbling words
tried to please the laughing pixie
but his lips were hold with cords

If there was one wish for free
He would like to stay for ever
With this kind and pleasant vision
Of a world he dreamed of never

No! For bad luck sank the starlight
Down to dark seas frosting ground
As a mermaid swam the fairy
And he lost what he had found.

But far away from reaching hands
The light embedded in a shell
And transformed to pearls of friendship
Known - by everybody well.

Do not try to cage a fairy
For she just leaves you for good
And will show her pleasant closeness
More than expect any should.


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Sunsets at 35 Almseda Place

Who was I to know,that summer on my roof, inhaling plants of unknown roots.
These things would take me on a journey many do not wish too see.
Escape was always the plan,crutches carrying me for life.they say
however my spirit always prays.For as long as I will too open my eyes,to see
the sunsets on many plains,they're still is life and hope inside of me.
The concrete oasis in the asphalt,shows a dandelion of sunray,so I do stay
my sunsets on Almseda St. never sways.


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CAN I?

CAN I SEE YOU AGAIN?OR WAS IT A DREAM?
YOU HELD MY HAND AND SUPPRESSED BY SCREAMS.
YOU ARE THE STAR OF AL LOVES HOPES!
SINGING YOUR SOUL AS WE ELOPE.

CAN I JOIN IN YOUR GLOWING RAY OF LIGHT?
HARMONISE WITHIN YOUR SOULFUL SIGHT.
MAYBE ITS AN ANSWER FROM A WISHING WELL!
YOUR VOICE ECHOING AN INCH FROM MYSELF.

CAN I UNITE WITH SUCH A MAID AS YOU?
AM I YOUR KNIGHT?DOES DREAMS COME TRUE?
HEAR MY CRY OF UTTER DESPERATION.
MAKE OUR LOVE,A PUBLIC PROCLAMATION!


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A Healing Blessing for One who Heals

You touch peoples lives each and every day with your words and a smile you 
make us feel as ease and seem to make the scary things go away.

I know your healing better with each passing day, because I know God is with 
you all of the way.

When special people like you have been injured, there is an extra specail healing 
power inside of you which will take care of you during this hard time.

Being that I am one of the lives yhou have touched each and every day, I want 
touch your life today.


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I paused For A second

        I Paused for a second


I paused for a second,to see what this means to me.
I open my eyes,yet they don't see.
The clock on the wall,time just marches on.
Paused for a second,then everything's gone.
I paused for a second, to consider my fate,
Finding your place as you step to the plate.
Hope that a second isn't to late,
Looking for something, to wipe clean the slate.
I paused for a second, to see where I am?
There's so much in life, I just don't understand.
A face is revealed, that was once behind a mask,
Destiny intertwines, with things from the past.
The sun is still shining, yet in comes the rain,
Sorrow is redeemed in the shadows of pain.
Though things have become, they still fade away.
Yesterday and tomorrow, blend in to form today.
I paused for a second, I was looking for home.
I stand at the doorway, but I 'm there alone.
The gateway to hell, is scattered with bones
Skeletons and demons, that live in the night,
They flourish on darkness, live with fright.
I paused for a second then there was light,
I start to understand, this transition from night.
Colors return, to a once darkened soul,
What the future has in store, well nobody knows.
I paused for a second the seeds start to grow.
I paused for a second, then the vision was there,
Wrapped inside kindness, though nobody cared.
I see from the hill to the valley below,
The vision starts to grow, as the seeds are sown.
I paused for a second, then black turns to white,
It seems there's something but it's nowhere in sight.
Maybe it's somewhere up around the bend,
I start to feel peace, as my heart starts to mend.
I paused for a second, then I' am somewhere in between.
Somewhere in between reality and a dream.
I imagine a life that is better than this,
I thirst for a world, but it's all hit or miss.
I look at the battlefield, the silence within,
It looks like the end, yet start to begin..


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moment that lasts forever

She is a blank canvas I am the artist Love is the perfect portrait that we make. I search for a moment that lasts forever. Something to express what i feel for her. My unchained emotion, that goes on forever unchained, unlimtied and untamed. You cant cage this animal nor tame this lion in me called love, nor arrest it's cousin, passion or its uncle, emotions. I adorn her earth with kisses ravish the garden called her trinity, each sound turns the grass greener. earth shattering pulsations on this bed love founded on a bed of fresh roses She is a blank canvas I am the artist Love is the perfect portrait that we make. I search for a moment that lasts forever.... That lasts forever. amen


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The Healers Heart / 2001

The healer strove to mark the place
to walk with heart in hand. 
She placed her foot upon the path
and walked ‘pon ochre sand.

Her head was high, her gaze direct
the path before her steep;
to her goal with chattering teeth
the healer’s eyes did keep.

She went within the darkness deep,
earth's core she did explore;
with heart hearth lit and good intent
she visited earth's core.

The Mother had oft seen her there
and gifted her each day,
with lava, light, and wet warmth
the Mother watched her play.

Still, now the healer knew the truth,
a truth she must absorb.
Father lived in hearths held on high,
He was another force.

And, if the healer was to grow
help others come this way
she must go forth, rise, absorb
the upper light displayed.

With trembling lips and fearful sighs
on she purposefully strode, 
this child of clay, of lava formed,
to Father’s bright abode.

And, as she rose above the clouds
into the firmament
she lost her shape, as child of earth
gained oneness in ascent.

No boundaries now held her form
except His loving grace,
this cherished child of mud, of clay;
she took her solemn place.

“Light or Dark, neither good nor bad,”
a choice the Father said.
a place for all, a purpose too
and lessons learned instead.

So, the healer turned to earth
upon that golden day. 
She’d learned the joy of dark and light
found wholeness, in this way.


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Birth of a Nation, Revisited

Birth of a Nation, Revisited.

Yo, In this birthing of new imagination,
Competitive flows stifle my creativity,
But in the inertia of lifting my sisters,
I am catapulted to new day and night dreams of joy,
My budget is tight cause’ I care more about poverty than riches,
And my freestyle flow is kinda weak, cause I’m a geek from the suburbs,
But God loves me still the same,
Tupac, Breed, Clapton, Mayard, prophets spanning generations,
Barak, a new kind of king that trades his crown for true democracy,
Democrats prayin’, Yo that’s a new day dawning,
Cause now its all over,
Cause when progressives start seekin’ the Divine,
That’s the whole code cracked,
Yo this path I walk is tired,
Yo this path I walk is tumultuous,
But when I see Barak steppin’ out of shells of racist idolatry and uniting a nation,
Then I know I chose correctly.
Yo this path I walk is tired,
Yo this path I walk is tumultuous,
But when I see apostles speekin’ of justice, mercy, and faith instead of straining 
over gnats of imposed sexuality, and swallowing camels of foreign fears,
Then tears flow, and I know its all worth it baby!!
Just me and Jesus, Just you and Jesus, Praisin’, Worshippin’, and putting up 
free swim centers in the projects,
What a Nation!
Not quite yet, but in the makin’
I can’t quite taste it, but I can see it,
And seeing is the beginning.
Yo can it be, I ask you?
Can it be, that we be the first Rome to voluntary step off its thrown of hubris,
To step off its thrown of unjust domination,
Economic silos destroying other folks sense of belonging,
And say to the World, “Yo God loves us, However you conceive of her, she loves 
us, and that’s enough, so let’s party!!”


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Spero

Profound, inevitable dreams

Incise through her mind like ripping seams

The hunger in his eyes

Even she feels a glimpse of despise

And everyday she ponders

Was it meant to be? She wonders

The dark nights of thunder and rain

What is it he wants? Her agony her pain?

But she refuses to give up, to cry

He just looks past her holding a wine bottle, dry

Outside is a world so deceiving

Like a poisonous Oleander, so misleading

Her eyes are lifeless, her hands are shaking

He apologizes, but she knows he’s faking

Red, green, black, blue

Life passes her by, in every single hue

A gun lies on her ripened, demeaning thoughts

Her tangled up, brawny knots

She puts her finger on the trigger

When suddenly she sees something marvelous, no; something bigger!

She looks at her little boy’s face

Existence itself is a race

His fragile arms around her neck

Amidst all humanity and wreck

Remains of silence have awoken

Her heart unbolted and had spoken

The last flash of air and light

An elevation of a whole new height

The emotions of regret vanished

However those lost moments of time were spent or rather banished

One more minute, one more hour

Love what you have today with all of your integrity and power

Honor, Forgive, Cherish what matters, before it swiftly turns sour.


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My heart

My heart rises with the smoke
With my eyes closed I see all that is
Looking at who we are
            Not
At who we were
A vision of you is my gift
Not many can see the beauty as I do
For them beauty is on the outside
With my eyes closed 
I see more then others
            For
I look with my heart
I love
  I feel
    I touch
      With my heart


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Last Night I Went to War

Last Night I Went to War

Last Night I Went to War,
On an unknown battlefield known to secret soldiers clothed in shame and 
disgrace,
Tongue speaking samurai,
Last night I went to war,
On an unknown battlefield with weapons of mass destruction,
God given warfare of a secret guild, 
I went to war not against Iraq, but the spirit of blind fundamentalism,
Last night I went to war against an unknown enemy who torments me day and 
night,
With a brother from old who I love dearly,
A brother of great courage and integrity,
Last Night I went to war against my father’s cancer and mother’s insomnia,
Last Night I went to war against my daughter’s fear of isolation and my 
therapist’s impending neck surgery,
Last night I went to war for America and the freedom that it stands for,
And I’ve had many casualties,
I’ve heard voices telling me to drive off the road,
And I’ve felt dark forces rise up in my mind to steal the beauty of my 
consciousness,
Last night I went to war for my nation,
A wondrous eagle, young and impetuous, righteous and misguided,
And I felt the strength of the cosmos well up within me and I knew for a moment 
that God is real,
Last Night I went to war with a brother for life and longer for a 4 year old girl 
tormented by the beauty of her own soul,
And It through me off track and now once again I sit confused and alone,
But look into her eyes I tell you and see the peace of freedom,
To look into her eyes I tell you and see the peace of a freedom that alludes me,
It’s worth it, 
It’s worth every moment of torment,
For to look to that day,
That blessed day,
When all the Jews and Muslims and Buddhists and Hindus and Right Wing 
Christians and Atheists and Agnostics and Liberals and Conservatives and 
Blacks and Whites and Reds and Yellows and Communists and Murderers and 
Terrorists and Infidels and Thieves and Saints Alike are all on the same side,
To look to that blessed day when all are one and we look to the enemy and 
say “No not one Satan, YOU CAN’T HAVE EVEN ONE!”
To look to that blessed day I tell you, I am chosen beyond the dismal nature of 
this moment.
To look to that blessed day I tell you, I am lifted high above to the mind of God 
and know Joy,
I don’t care how many friends I lose or loved one’s turn against me, I will keep 
fighting.
I will keep fighting in unseen battlefields,
Until all are one.


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Friendship

                                            Friendship

New Friends new beginings,
As we learn from one another
As we give to one another
lessons of live
lessons of love
lessons of understanding
forgiving 
forgetting
laughing
crying
denying
fighting
true friends stand the test of time
you are a true friend of mine.

People come and people go
but my friend will stay 
my true friend I adore 
my true friend forever more.


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Lacey

**Lacey Mosely of Flyleaf** You can't turn back the hands of time. You can't give up because you feel so alone, so abandoned, so useless, without a purpose in life. He gave His life for you to live yours. The troubled spirit haunting you silently lingers. Lacey screams, her voice breaking free. Forgive me, forgive me. The truth echoing through, forever in the light I will serve you. Lacey sings, her voice eternally broken free. I believe, I believe. You found your path. You know that you cannot change the past. Broken within, you have found the courage to begin again. Breathing as each day goes by, you now know that you always had a purpose in this life. You smile to yourself, and know that it is real. Awakened you find the strength to heal. Lacey screams, her voice breaking free. Forgive me, forgive me. The truth echoing through, forever in the light I will serve you. Lacey sings, her voice eternally broken free. I believe, I believe. Tonight she knows that she is free. Lacey found the light. Inside she screams. Forgive me. I believe, I believe. Lacey screams, her voice breaking free. Forgive me, forgive me. The truth echoing through, forever in the light I will serve you. Lacey sings, her voice eternally broken free. I believe, I believe. Lacey sings, her voice eternally broken free. Jesus Christ, saved me. I believe, I believe.


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Children of the Light

Children of light, Born of stardust
Living in a fragment, Living in a moment
Not to expire but to change, As all energy never dies
A vibration on the smallest singular molecular level 
An energy in everything even star dust
Dust which fed the primordial stew of earthly existence
And continues on in each of us
Children of light, Soon you shall shed the halo 
The coil of mortality, The frail limited body must go
Children of light, That vibration inside
 Will not cease but continue to thrive
As a Child of Light born from beyond time
Limited no longer by ties that bind
Oh Child of Light fear not the signs
For this life is but a moment by design
Children of the Light do not fear the eventual change
As you move forward from this confining space
Children of  Light there is no other way
You will be welcomed back into the warmth from which life began
As Children of the Light we shall all meet again
Bound by the very stardust, energy and vibration of the cosmos
And never to have to say good bye again
Good Bye sweet child of the light 
In a moment I too will be at your side


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JULIANA, FAERIE PRINCESS

I gazed upon the trees 
The beautiful trees 
A bramble rose in full bloom 
Framed in a castle window, 
a soft breeze 

Juliana 
Faerie Princess 
Soft light fell 
Upon your wings 
I am under your spell 

Soft light fell 
On a day... 
When only a Prince, 
can take you away 

Juliana 
Faerie Princess 
Soft light fell 
Upon your wings 
I am under your spell 

Oh Juliana! 
You cannot believe, 
unless you feel 
Deep in your heart 
The soft kiss of love 

Juliana 
Faerie Princess 
Soft light fell 
Upon your wings 
I am under your spell 

You returned to a castle 
Bathed in light 
Faeries and butterflies 
On a day,so bright 

Juliana 
Faerie Princess 
Soft light fell 
Upon your wings 
I am under your spell 

In a walled garden, 
of bramble rose and foxglove 
You cannot believe 
Unless you feel 
Deep in your heart 
The soft embrace of love 

Juliana 
Faerie princess 
Soft light fell 
Upon your wings 
I am under your spell 

Oh Juliana! 
Faerie Princess 
Soft light fell 
Upon your wings 
You captured everything, 
under your spell 


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sometimes first

Sometimes need inspirational words to fill, put your thoughts out of gear, get your mind to chill, ask the poet inside, to find the words for you, something not too hard to do, sometimes. sometimes words come, from the other side, the veil does part, and the words do slide, until you have your fill, thoughts collide, distill. Are they your words, or maybe his, The poet in your mind, a whiz, Strange words do come , unless then tis, A poet from the void, Aris’s…………Don Johnson


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Where is Johnny?

Where is Johnny,
Does anyone know?
He was just standing here,
Where did he go?

I turned my head,
Just to look around.
Now all that's here,
Are these clothes I found!

What does this mean?
Can you give me a clue?
John talked of Rapture.
Could this event be true?

If I had only listened,
To what John had to say.
I wouldn't be lost,
And standing here today!

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Spring Time

I love the spring and what it brings
when the warm sunshine brings the 
flowers scampering through the ground
in such beautiful colors it can take your breath away

And watching the trees bursting forth with 
their leaves in a million different shapes
and the grass comes out to feel the warm sun
of  the first days of spring

And the rain softly touching each rose petal 
and every blade of grass with such tender love
that they lift  their smiling faces in harmony
and silently say

Thank you heavenly Father for letting us be
a part of your beautiful creation


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My Reflection

While gazing into the mirror

At this woman that I see

I wonder what she is thinking

As she gazes back at me

Her face is so familiar

That one could almost say

She and I are both the same

Yet different in some way

I see it there within her eyes

They speak without a sound

Telling of a life she has lived

A happiness not yet found

She has accepted her life decisions
 
With each she has learned to cope

Realizing now the sadness

It becomes a spark of hope

Chasing away the darkness

Lighting a new direction

I see a tear fall down our cheek

As I smile back at my reflection


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Low Man Is Due

A low man is due...
My eyes seek reality,
My fingers feel for faith.
Touch clean with a dirty hand,
I touch the clean to the waste.
I fall cause I let go,
The net below has rot away.
And I cry to the alleyway,
Confess all to the rain.
But I lie straight to the mirror,
The one I've broken to match my face.
The fire is so warm,
But nowhere safe from the storm.
And I can't bear to see,
What I've let me be.
So wicked and worn.
So as I write to you,
Of what is done and to do.
Maybe you'll understand,
I won't cry for this man.
Cause low man is due.
So low the sky is all I see,
All I want from you is forgive me.
My eyes seek reality,
And my fingers seek my veins.
There's a dog at your back step,
He must come in from the rain.
But you bring that poor dog in from the rain,
Though he just wants right back out again.
So my fingers feel for faith,
And my eyes seek reality.
So as I write to you,
Of what is done and to do.
Maybe you'll understand,
I won't cry for this man.
Cause low man is due.


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Did You Ever?

          Did You Ever.............?

Did you ever stop to think,then the signals change?
Something in your heart,you're feeling kind of strange.
You run like the wind,to escape from the cage.
History just stops,as you go to turn the page.
Life becomes transparent,as it takes center stage.
Emotions start to change,consumed with all this rage.
Did you ever stop to think,then you can't go back?
Everything just vanishes,then you don't know where it's at.
You think you can survive,but life just rushes on.
Hope there still is time,before everything is gone.
Did you ever stop to think,that change can come to you?
The change becomes perspective,yet wonder what to do?
The world just keeps on spinning,you'd better get on track.
But you've traveled way too far,there is no turning back.
The sorrow just returns,like a sneak attack...........
Your heart becomes heavy,as your feet drag across the floor,
Yet you awaken the next morning,coming back for more.
Did you ever stop to think,what lies beyond the clouds?
Dream states just envelope,hope that is allowed?
There's a face behind the mask,as you're uncertain what you see.
I feel things drift away,it gets harder to be me.......
Did you ever stop to think,what you care about?
Everything important,lies in the shadows of doubt.
The light comes shining in,to start another day.
The things you saw before,you see in a different way.
Did you ever stop to think,then you're mind goes on the blink?
Standing at the edge,the answers on the brink.
The water's getting deeper,as you begin to sink.
But life presents itself,so you take a little drink.
Did you ever stop to think,but then you lost your way?
Intentions that you've sent,don't match the things you say?
You try to look around,but your eyes remain closed.
The answers just illude you,form the qustion that are exposed.
You wander in the dark,but the light is up ahead.
The signals start to change,they go from green to red.
Reaching out to grasp,but it's just beyond my reach.
Much like the waves,that crash upon the beach........


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Mama

When I was born,
I learned how to breathe.
My Mama held me in her arms. 
She said that she would never let me leave.

Several months later,
I learned to take my first steps.
Mama watched close, so I wouldn't trip.
She filled my heart, to the deepest depths.

A couple years later,
I learned to tie my shoes.
Mama taught me how to button my coat.
I had all I could want, nothing to loose.

I grew a little,
Then I rode the bus to school.
Mama followed the bus all the way there.
She missed me; there was no one to fool.

Soon after that,
I left for summer church camp.
Mama made sure I packed my bug spray.
I think her eyes got a little bit damp.

Some more years passed,
Then for the Lord I made a decision.
Mama stood proud with a big grin.
My life had great dreams and visions.

About two years later,
I talked to Mama, told her God's plan.
Mama smiled, sobbed, and cried.
I told her I must follow God's hand.

Still today,
I stand strong and believe.
Mama says I've taught her strength.
And trusting God leaves her heart relieved.

One day soon,
I'll wear a graduation cap.
Mama will congradulate me.
With her gentle hands she will clap.

After that,
One day her hand will let me go.
She'll watch and wait for my return.
But her heart will hold me close though.


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The Power of Shabbbat

Take a break 
     from the information barrage
by observing Shabbat 
    Shabbat services give us 
 a glimpse of the eternal and 
revitalize the soul 
    Hebrew letters frame 
the evening 
    as ancient prayers resonate 
in the mid - summer air
   We shall lift our voices in praise 
      of the one before whom all 
pretense is futile
    A power beyond the shores 
            of the known 
  will guide us this evening 
      A warm glow in our hearts 
will take the place of the sorrows 
     and worries of the week 
Let Shabbat penetrate 
    into the core of your 
being 
    You owe it to yourself 
to take a break from toil 
 You owe it to yourself to take delight from Shabbat



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The Wall

The Wall

Feral roses in all hues
atop a broken stone wall
clinging vines of color
the way that I recall.

Summer days at twelve years old
held in times embrace
climb the weeping willow tree
ever the eternal scapegrace.

In fields of buttered flowers
I gently cupped your face
between young trembling hands
a single kiss was placed.

Autumn now fades to winter
lace crystal snowflakes fly
memories held within my heart
a kiss that never was goodbye.


Stephen (Stoic)


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I Can't Explain Part 2

...I can't explain the secure feeling when you hold me and sleep I can promise that I love you ~ I can promise I won't creep I can't explain why you take over my heart You had me in the beginning ~ at the very start I can't show you that I love you, as much as I do I can promise you one thing though, what I speak is true I can't explain the amazement ~ when you catch me in a stare I can't explain to you how much it means just to know you care I don't know why I know know my babies will be yours I can't thank you enough, to fix my heart when it was torn I can't explain to you how much you mean Sometimes I take a step back and wonder, "am I in a dream?" To hold you close to me at night please know I want you to teach me to love you even more ~ please show I want to spend the rest of my life with you Please believe me when I say this, for it is 100% true I miss you even when your down a hall I hear random whistles and I look for your call For my father to love you, as he says he does It means so, so, much to me ~ it always was I can't explain the impact you have on my big heart Your everlasting love pierced through my world like a dart The love poison you poisoned me with will show But for now all I can say is that I love you ~ just so you know


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A Judgement Day Trial

A man was brought to stand before Almighty God's throne.
As Satan began to speak the man was silent not even a moan!

Satan said to  Almighty God; "I have seen this man.
Committing every possible sin that he can.
He wallowed in drugs, alcohol and lust.
All the things that bring you disgust!
He's told many lies, and cheated his friends.
His sins are many the list never ends!
He is so guilty and should be given to me.
To burn in Hell for all eternity!"

But then Jesus spoke up and defended the man's case.
"Saying he's washed by My blood receiving mercy and grace!
His sins are forgiven and he is Mine.
His charges are dismissed not even a fine!
I died on his cross making him sin free.
His room is prepared for his eternity with Me!

Then God cast His judgement and said "Satan you're wrong!
Once again you've come here singing that lying song.
This man is Mine and he'll stay here with Me.
Surrounded with our love for all eternity!"


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OH, MARIANNA GRAZIA!

Oh, Marianna Grazia...
was my friendly neighbor,
a lovely lady in her eighties!
She became a widow when her
husband died of a brain tumor,
he was a sailor of many oceans;
how evident was the sadness
of Marianna Grazia!


She had a Grand Piano, made of cherry oak,
not covered with a speck of dust, and smiling
she played an improvisation with style; 
and it depended on her mood! The rays of sunlight
entered diagonally and rested on it, while
her feeble fingers played the same, harmonic melody;
and her hubby liked to hear those notes enthusiastically...
that's how I remember Marianna Grazia at her best!


Oh, Marianna Grazia...
went to church every Sunday,
and passing by my gate, she always said
hello, and asked how things were going! 
She gave every kid on the block candy
and flowers she grew in the back-yard;
oh, I miss how you hummed that song... 
oh, Marianna Grazia!


Today I walked by her house,
the Venetian blinds were closed at noon,
I was overtaken by a sudden gloom;
her youngest daughter approached me
and mutterred very grieving words,
" My mom has passed away in a tragic way,
she slipped and fell, and hit the cement;
she passed out as blood gushed from her forehead."  


Oh, Marianna Grazia...
never will I have another conversation
about her experience in Normandy, 
and the stories of a nurse during World War II,
were as inspirational as her vocation!
Oh, Marianna Grazia...
look down below and wave gracefully;
life is not as everlasting as that love given by you,
oh, Marianna Grazia!


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The Old Rugged Cross

Surrender Me Oh' Lord, As I Sacrafice
Myself To Your Cross, Where You Once 
Layed Nailed By Hands n' Feet With No
Place to Go.

I Meant To Purify My Soul, Which Now 
Excludes My Sin For The Thorns Were 
Worn Apon Your Head Deep In Blood
Of The Lamb.

As Day n' Night Passed You Realesed Me
From The Pain, That Haunted You I Claim
To Return Along Your Words Of Survival.

Walk With Me Down This DeadEnd Road,
And Give The Power To Carry On In Your
Name: Oh' Lord.

Here Is Where I Want To Engage To Retrieve
The Undying Love That Was Taken From Me,
By A Selfish Deed.

Where You Can Cast It Out Apon Evil distructure
Into The Pit Of Hell, I Was Forgiven And Delivered From
All Convictions Of  Guilt Unto You.

I Will Rise Again With Ever~Lasting Love
And Joy For Life, Where It Has Become 
My Only Miracle...


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Double Vision

I see another without a mirror...

Both the same that is clear...

How can it be ???

Curly locks and same eyes I see...

Tall yet both matched in size...

Is it real or lies ???

The time on earth the same...

Identity stops there, is it a game ???

Genes split away...

Twins today !
                                         For My Twin  by Perri R. Voge


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To be or not ot be

To be or not to be…..
The only person I can ever be is me.
I don’t want to act like other just to get in the crowd
I love to stand out and I’m proud.

Others pick and talk about me , 
Cause I don’t act like they do.
I rather act quiet, shy and cool then to 
Act like a fool.

Some people love to look at me
And ohers sit back and hate.
But me, uhh, I never hate.
I sit back look, and appreciate.

Then I get up, walk, and congradulate!


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Aquarain Dream III- Children of Concordia

Used to be Controlled by a Tyrant of lies Then one day The swift unseen knights Came and stormed all who Deteste the Aquarian Wish Be Free and live long we are the Children of Concordia Nothing shall be in our way Comely as what a Siren signs Bravery of what a Lion brings The Grey Haven lies beyond the mist The Children of Concordia They have no word for trist Will you let me join your world? Will you open up the doors? A people of concord and more than they seem They live in the shadows of an Aquarian Dream A place of Liberty and Harmony Ruled by magic and Lore Deep in the Golden forest of Clarity Filled with enchanting tales Of Immortality and evil’s causalities You can find Eden’s people she said what humans were meant to be Comely as what a Siren signs Bravery of what a Lion brings The Grey Haven lies beyond the mist The Children of Concordia They have no word for TristWill you let me join your world? Will you open up the doors? the safety of your real that could never fall Comely as what a Siren signs Bravery of what a Lion brings The Grey Haven lies beyond the mist The Children of Concordia They have no word for trist Will you let me join your world? Will you open up the doors?


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I Can't Explain Part 1

Why the warmth in your skin Brightens my world from dim I do not know why I do not know why for only you I'd die I can't explain the kisses from your lips I definitely can identify your familiar grasp around my hips I can't explain why you melt my heart I can't explain to you why it hurts when we're apart I can explain your sight and your seducing baby blue eyes I can't explain why you make me feel safe when you tower over me in size I can truly tell you why you qualify for my love But I can't explain to you why you were sent just for me from above I can feel your arms tight around me I can't explain why for you I trust to help me see I can't explain the butterflies fluttering deep inside And I can't explain why I am the one who can break your pride I can explain the feeling when you touch me I can't explain why only for you I choose to see I can't explain the deep palpitations inside every beat I can't explain why just for you, I chose to reserve a seat I can't explain the short breaths when I see your face But I can pinpoint exactly your lips and the sweet taste I can't explain why you want to be a dad But I also can't explain the random reasons why I get mad I can definitely explain to you the bleeding in my soul But I can't explain to you why my life has taken a toll I can't explain in words why I love you so much All I can say is, "I love you," and such and such I can't explain with all the money in the world why I love you so But here's a bold, "I LOVE YOU," on paper ~ so you know I can't explain to you how somehow I get lost in your eyes But I also can't explain why God randomly granted me this prize I can tell you that I love you ~ I can tell you that I care I can also tell you I need you ~ and I promise I'll be there...


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CHRISTMAS CAME ON A FROSTY DAY

Soft dawn light... 
Broke in the east 
Pink and red, 
in late December 
Christmas came on a frosty day... 
What I can remember..... 

This time, so long ago 
So many years passed by 
Yet, I remember 
The cold winter in that December 
The geese long since gone south 
Honking cry, 
in an Autumn sky 

I was a merest wisp of a boy 
All I ever wanted.... 
was that toy.... 
I was seven... 
You know... 
On that frosty Christmas day 
Back then.... 

Cold winters, come and go 
I am old ,you know... 
Yet, I remember that Christmas 
On a frosty day, 
back then.... 
In deep snow... 
I was seven.... 

Most of the family have passed on, 
gone to heaven 
I remember how the candles shone, 
long ago 
I am old , you know.... 
I was seven.. 
Then... 

We were poor, you know 
back then... 
Long ago 
I was seven... 
A mere wisp of a boy 

I am old now, 
but I still remember 
My favourite Christmas... 
My favourite toy.... 
I was seven 

Christmas came on a frosty day.... 
Like so many since then 
I still have that toy... 
By my bed 
I am eighty seven, 
you know... 
and still a boy..... 


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Ballad for Pope Puiu(1)

 If in your veins ,you still hear the horses` silver hoofs,
And the copper moon escapes its smile on the roofs ,
Don't let them go alone as Pope Puiu did before to die :
He watched the empty wall and said his dream was just a lie. 
His sleepy devil darling,
And lots of angels sing…
The song of  Falstaff-Pope Puiu , my dear old mate:
Half is lowing as a mule: grave, grim and obstinate; 
He crushes the dark with white hoofs ,                       
He asks Coco , his brother to stand aloof,
While the fire was consuming their old roof…
The rest is mixture of lullaby and gospel …
The ember of desert slowly trying to spell:
JOB lives in me:
Lonely like a tree…
Coco wore white chilblains after long sleeping on snow.
Puiu wore heartburns ,and other inner wounds that grow…
They knew the ice and rude Siberian wind that froze
The parents` soul, the smiling sun, the rare rose
Of our old recollections with crossed golden swords…
But now, the grass knows a new play upon words:
There my thoughts were turned into stone.
I drink, friend, because I forget things; I feel alone
Like a syllogism burned by the life's light;
Like a hoof of mule crushing the night.
Under the rusty leafage and grass` oppression deep,
The unseen roots, much loneliness and secrets keep.


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FAERIES, FORESTS AND FIRELIGHT

The coming of the night

Soft glow of gossomer wings

Dark shades of green

Of Faeries, forest and firelight

 

The dance at the end of twilight

Amongst the trees

Of Faerie song

Of forest and firelight

 

Golden flashes in the night

Of blue

Green and red

Amongst the trees

Of Faeries, forest and firelight

 

Faeries delight

Of embers

Soft and red

As they danced

In forest and firelight

 

Glitter bright

Amongst the trees

Of moonbeams

Silver star fire

Of Faeries and firelight

 

Whispering trees looked upon

In shades of green

Faeries ‘ dance

In firelight

Of magical things seen

Magical colours shone

 

The coming of the dawn

Pink promise

Soft embers and firelight

Faded away

Faeries flew

and began another day

 


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A STRONG SPIRIT

Be dauntless
and show a strong spirit
when others stand back...
denying their help;
one is never by oneself,
if courage does exists!

Your rivals have gotten the best of everything,
love,luck, joy and prosperity...
and you still don't envy their riches;
while you stride through your battles,
and feel your anger and their mockery...
your judgement is stripped of all reality! 

Be fearless when confronting adversities,
find sense even in the most compelling strides;
others will show their sympathy
when you're stricken by calamity,
and their soothing hugs are as comforting as words...
with courage, not disperation, you'll head
down the promising road
and somehow you'll find your gold!

A toddler crawls before he learns how to walk,
you followed only your past...
causing you to ponder your regret;
tomorrow awaited others, not you,today
you can change your luck and even your destiny...
learn from your mistakes, be ready to fight!

Dare to be different,
with a strong spirit,
among those who seem dissident;
be that someone who reaches out kindly,
who has no fear in his heart...  
when he is treated humanly and fairly!  



  



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OF TAPESTRIES NOT YET MADE

The whispering trees

Shed some leaves

Upon a wind that blew

To a castle door

A message for the Summer Queen

Of tapestries not yet made

Or the reason for

 

The Summer Queen

Gathered every single leaf

Blew a kiss to the whispering trees

Closed a Castle door

Took the Great Winding Stair

To her chamber

To begin  ….

The Great Forest Tapestries

 

Leaves of every colour

Every shade

Of bark and bough

Through the seasons

Of tapestries not yet made

 

The Summer Queen

Touched all the leaves

They came from one tree

In all its’ life

As a seed

Sapling

Mature

Tall and green

To the end

As an autumn leaf

Gold and brown 

  

The leaves were carefully laid

In a basin of jewelled bronze

A trees’ life in colour and shade

For a Summer Queen to make

Of tapestries not yet made

 

 

Trees of magic never die

They live on tapestries

A soft leaf

Texture of bark

To be seen in the galleries

 

In shades of green

A forest within the Castle walls

Soft leaf

Texture of bark

Of branches unseen

 

You felt the power 

Of a tree

A soft leaf

Texture of bark

Most of all

Its’ heart

In a tapestry not yet made

 

 

 


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Burden In My Hand

I was coming down the mountain,
Run away children.
Everybody has their own opinion.
Holding it back hurt so bad,
Jumping out of my flesh and I said...

Follow me into the desert as thirsty as you are,
There's no station to fill the tank so do not drive your car.
Cause down below the truth is lying beneath the river bed,
So just close your eyes and bow your head.
Pain is suffering the torment of blood He shed,
Fall to your knees and drink the water that flows under her head.
I lost myself below the tree,
Would you cry for me.
I left everything deep within the sand,
Its just a burden in my hand.


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Redemption

Upon your eyes did I look, upon the tree of destiny, where Love Crucified hung so desperately. Awaiting your judgement. Friends watched. Soldiers mocked. Townsfolk jeered. I saw you through my eyes, drowning in solitary tears. Your arms spread out so openly, your spirit fading. The day became the night in the blink of an eye. A temple's veil torn in half. At your Father's one command you let out a cry, slowly, silently, slipping from your life. I gazed upon your lifeless body. So lost am I, frozen at the pinacle of the cross. Shepherd me home where I am again safe with you. Save me, Bread of My Soul. Body of My Life. Savior, Lord Jesus Christ. Echoing your one ascending name, again shall you rise. Dancing away with all of my sins, God of the Skies. Giving me the chance to live again, Redemption, sweet Redemption.


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Mickal's Blissfuness

I came to the place of solace and beheld the joy of Mickal.  I dance the dance of 
jubilation as I awaited my turn to purchase my drink of bliss.  How could I not 
notice the radiance of yet, another magnificent creation of God?

Her beautiful olive-green eyes was filled with so much sensitivity and might.  
Then she encountered her friend and that's when I realize that this dove was a 
comforter for those whose heart's are heavy laden with sadness.

I proceeded to observe this tender soul as she dance the rhymic dance of delight 
and contentment.  Greeting's, thus did I softly uttered.  She smile and it was as if 
God  Himself had smile from the Heavens above.  It was at that moment that I 
realize that I was in the presence of  one of God's Angelic Being, that was 
disguised in that human vessel.

In the silence of my being I gave reverence to God for the marvellous fashion of 
Mickal.  Truly, today I was bless and found great appreciation in yet, another 
wonder of God Almighty.  Thus, was Mickal's Blissfulness.


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Pages Place

Time has an unknown face
down at the pages place
a life in a life, like a weave on a loom

love has a nest embrace
home at the pages place
a beauty, as wild as the mild meadow plume

will it survive this race
the land of the pages base
caught on an ebb, like a web on a broom

heal or be gone to pass
a land that was made to last
beauty to live, like the wild meadow grass

all is a sacred space
all in a pages race
real as the engine of steam and it’s tune

catherine of pages place
how could i forget your face
you were the one that held me
i was the fool that let you go.


(c) s.watts



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The Clouds of the Sky.

the clouds of the sky are extremely wonderful and great, but I really enjoy the 
extremeities of the huricanes through the news and cnn I really wanted to say a 
pray for them.  I hope and pray that we have a government so good.  I watched 
the honor of it all.  Katrina was a wreck.


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Fight The Mere Fight

So it begins, A man falls into his reckless sins.
Believes in God, Talks to him everyday.
Little does he know, The pain is sure grow.
Acts of guilt, sorrow and self retreat brings him crumbling down.
God is more than what others think of to him.
He's Almighty, Glorious, Powerful, Freind, Creator, Lord, and Father above all.
Thus he learns everyday what he reads in the Bible to which he takes in at heart, He breaks into tears wanting a new start.
God and his friends are the only ones he can talk to, No one else seems to understand thus making talking about what he wants too to them very difficult. He doesnt know what to do.
With little time and so much weight on his shoulders its hard to see a brighter side, Before he knows it he will lose his pride.
So much negativity is surrounding him where he calls home, He talks to God explains what is going on and awaits a message.
A message so clear only he could hear, Though some cannot stand to wittness any longer.
Repenting God is something he cannot do, He wouldn't stay true.
Hes in a never ending battle with himself on giving up and fighting the mere fight growing stronger under God.
But its a tough battle.
He doubts himself.
Making a stand from living or dying is one he may never break free,
But he knows he's not alone and he suddenly can see.
The burning passion of a light,
WIth it he learns to fight the mere fight.


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Little Cosmic Serenade

My little silver shooting star,
such energy you do possess:
A chilling, silky elegance, 
from you, I would expect no less.

You twirl about me gracefully,
illuming, as I lay you down.
The planets play a raggish tune
while diamonds jive about your gown.

My little white marionette,
oh are you meant to play that part?
For there is not a single string
confining your resplendent heart.

You stagger-step so perfectly
into my orbital domain.
The Taurus comes to break our bond,
but quickly you restore the chain.


				~That said, the Sun began to set,
				 awaiting mother Moon’s reply.~
 

								My little flaming center piece,
								so gentle is your citric light.
								Your seared momentum shepherds me
								to compass you throughout the night.

								You never falter, though the dance
								has rhythms far from uniform.
								You brave the floor so passionately
								with feet as skilled as you are warm.

								My little spheric candlelight,
								how is it that you grant me peace?
								Perhaps it is your steady hand:
								O may this feeling never cease!

								You bend your knees as I bend mine;
								such mimicry deserves great praise.
								You are my other shining half
								who lifts me up on golden rays.


				~Together now, the two hold hands,
				 enveloped by each others glow.~ 


Our little black tranquility,
an endless plane for countless steps:
it’s here our joy first learned to dance,
a feeling we have always kept.

								We set the shadow-sky ablaze
								with symphonies of lows and highs.
								Into the night, we scatter dust,
								the twinkling-tango fireflies.

Our little distant chandelier,
a stellar lantern burning bright,
compelling and immensely grand,
we sway beneath its blessed light.

								For us, there is no solo act:
								our sep’rate ways we’ve never gone.
								How could we ever not perform
								the pas de deux of dusk and dawn?


				~Eternally, the pair will last,
			         for night and day must always be.~


				   A little cosmic serenade, 
				   the melody of time well spent.
				   Celestial bodies resonate
				   to compositions heaven-sent.


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HIGH SUMMER AT CASTLE HEARTSTONE

When Spring turned in to a Summers day 
The Summer Queen returned to play 

High summer........... 
The warm days...... 
Wind sighs......... 
Blue butterflies.......... 

The King of Water ,happy to see 
The Summer Queen 
For, the water blue............... 
Loves the deepest green 

How the trees and flowers grew 
The wand of the Summer Queen , 
touching all 
How beautiful the holly bushes....... 
By the Great Hall 
The birds and butterflies flew 

Through the Whispering Trees 
The sound of the lark.............. 
Floated on the breeze 

High summer........ 
Sunny days 
The joy of life, 
continues to amaze 
Castle Heartstone........... 
amidst golden haze 

The King of water and his Queen........... 
Renewed their love in the Great Hall 
The Heartstone looked on.............. 
How the sun shone! 

The Tapestries knew.......... 
The love so true........ 
The colours showed......... 
the West wall glass, glowed 

The Castle grounds........ 
Filled with colour and sound 
The summers' symphony 
The birdsong all around 

But alas! 
Summer cannot last.............. 
For, on the horizon 
Autumn leaves cast, 
thus begins the circle again 


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Butterflies

You know that thing they call the butterflies
The small tingle that you get in the pit of your stomach
The one that you get when you look at that one person
Or the one that you get where you feel like it's empty

Not the kind that you replace with a meal
The kind where you feel like there's something missing
Where it leaves you confused; befuddled
Your not sure if you sick or in distress

But they call it the butterflies
Because it flutters relentlessly
It tingles and gives you a light quiver
And then it flies away


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A Fiery Mountain

It was there upon a mountain to which it came. 
That of a great flames as he stood on what appear to be a work of sapphire stone. 
As it was in a heart of love that felt to which was great desire. 
It was of true love to which it was as God descended there in a cloud of smoke and fire. 
That to which was written commandments of love as they had feared that of great love. 
It was there 3000 was slew as many had beg to keep what they knew. 
That of mercy and love did he have, especially when none follow what they had. 
For it was many signs showed in the eye’s but there was none to which had believed in thy.  
That of a heart we follow as we wish to be by his side. 
That in a blink of an eye we could all just die. 
But it was there on Mount Sinai to which swords was thrown when the 
people all sin in that of Gods throne. 
For it was to which he knew that of your soul as we seek that to which is true. 
And that is, Gods love through and through. 
It is there he parted body and soul as he to repent that of a hurt from inside. 
That of his fading love had they stiff-necked his love. 
But it was that of great love to which he send that of his sons love. 
That in him we all might be saved but in him he gave his life that to which he 
parted some men’s life. 
But it is that day of a coming that all will know that night. 
That to which will be of no mercy for they who sin in life. 
So repent thee there before the lord that he may spare you at door. 
That in your heart you may know that of him to which he will give you life in the end. 
But know that of where your heart is this day because God said there is a way. 
So believe me be, that it is a sword on the end. 
That if you don’t take him in, then you will drown in the end. 
Not that of just the sea but that of no love will you have but it 
will be that of a fiery flame to all will burn in flames. 
So quench thy thirst this day in him that in your heart you fine that of your love in him. 
But know that of your heart, that you know him in the end. 
And he may be merciful and spare your life from that of a fiery mountain on the end. 
With lots of love and praying for you and that is I see you in the end. 
With lots of love from my heart to you, that you may find that of your love too. 
And that is God's love and that is a burning desire of a love from a Fathers end.
That you may be spare from the fire on the end.


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It was the beauty

It is the beauty of this world

That makes me so inclined

Inclined to stay and watch everyday

To see the season unfold to the next

To watch life and what they expect

 

Never before have i known such wonders to behold

So many colors blending together

Painting all i see so beautifully

 

I love this life, I love this world

I first saw from miles away

The blue it beckoned ,the green felt safe

Such a site to behold from out in space

 

To touch the tree's

Feel the breeze

To gaze up into the sky and just let hours slip by

To hear the insects play there songs

Watch the butterflies dance along

 

When looking down i yearned with all my soul

To know this world and feel it whole

To be human on this planet

Dwell along side them all

To love and learn, to know

 

It was the beauty of the planet 

That lured me to the surface

This planet i do hold dear

It is the beauty that keeps me here

 


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GrandPa V.

A man's man, He'd been in the war,
saw many places not seen before.

Liked to work with His hands,
smoked a pipe and came from France.

Raced His horse on Sunday,
and used it to plow on Monday.

Liked to wear suits and hats,
but didn't like the neighbors cats.

He had built the first bus,
so school wouldn't be missed.

Made Me a toy barn when I was 3,
came to all My birthdays, just for Me !

Taught Me to work very hard,
didn't like people who turned to lard.

Stuck up for Me when I was a kid,
cared a lot when nobody did !

Had worked for the railroad,
up in Ashland where it's very cold.

Showed Me how to work with wood
and told Me how to dance with girls good.

Kept his car shiny and bright,
at 20 years old, it was a beautiful site.

He showed Me respect...
and told my studies not to neglect.

Loved Grace his wife,
and was with Her for life.

Helped to make Me a man,
and to be all that I can !

                                           By Perri R. Voge  for My GrandPa Voge, I miss him.




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Let Loose Her Frozen Fireworks

Let loose her frozen fireworks that burst with setting sun!
Let roar her spatial orchestra, for night has just begun!
Stare deep into her multitude of cosmic candle-lights!
Come forth and bask in radiance from distant fire-kites!

The stagnant stars are ornaments
and the moon a chandelier.
With gown comprised of violet ice,
she parades through twilight clear.

Let fall her blazing pixie pods that flash with vibrancy!
Let turn her clouds of diamond dust for all the world to see!
Cast out thy pain and all thy woe into her tranquil being!
Fly free, for dreams cannot resist a pattern so serene!

Below, the sea admires her,
mimicking through liquid glass.
At night, its sky complexion warps
to a guise that cannot last.

Let flow her twisting tapestries that paint with heaven-hues!
Let shine her preconfigured pearls, for stars emerge on cue!
Hold dear the ocean that she weaves from blue nocturnal streams!
Reach out and grab her sparkling hand, a slew of azure beams!

So grand is her emphatic gaze;
evermore that cast shall be.
So beautiful the frozen stars...
Oh let loose, let loose her majesty!


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To Live Life In Flight

Circling things running threw my mind
Feels like I’m running on empty at the same time
Why must life be like this?
Just let it go, let it flow, place it with the rest
Of stuff that has you all caught up inside
Open the window and watch the tide subside
What makes you happy is your own special sight
Spread your wings as you decide to live life in flight.


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BALLAD.

Go saddle me the black black steed
For I am going on a long long journey
Go wipe away the tears that roll
Across brawny cheeks of gypsie lassie.

Fifteen well made men going on their steeds
To get their brides leap over the strand
The brunt hills in search of a namer
Drying fast to justify conscript of land.

Twilled with a broach and a ring wintry
The death stalks the hill with sickled moon
The leaden sheen on the steed’s back
Has turned the night’s face into a roon.

Late late yesterday I saw the moon
Full bodied like a new sickled maned
The death will stalk these streets tonight
And am afraid of downy owl’s nickled bane.

Come on fair ladies hang your hair down
Over the fair head over the abordour
The fifteen men have gone to castle waste
And along came the death to devour.

Go saddle me the black black steed
The merry castle keep has hovelled a cry
Though death stalks every haste and waste
And brawny cheeks of gypsie have gone dry.


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Dear Poet, and A Genie Bottle

Dear Poet; knock,knock.
Who's There? Dr. Poet:
Dr. Poet Who???

Poetic Of Manthology,
I Grant You Three Wishes
Of Self-Indulgment.

ONE:) GOD

TWO:) You And Me:

And THREE:)  A New Pen!

It's Truly Self-Explanitory
Don't You Think.....


                     :)


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How is it Possible?

How is it Possible?

How is it possible that one can be a pluralist and still be true to the savior?
I am the way the truth and the life, he said!
I AM!
Not confession or even faith, but I AM THE WAY!
And in him was life and the life was the light of men!
He is the light of the Bodhisattva!
He is the light of Buddha!
He is the light of Allah!
He is the light of Siva!
He is the wisdom of agnostic intellectuals!
He is the fury of feminist revolution!
He is the joy of liberation!
He is the burning beat of rhythm in the streets!
No man has seen God, but the SON OF MAN HATH PROCLAIMED HER!!
From the Jews who he chose!
To his humility to learn of the suffering of men!
To his exaltation!
IT HAS BEEN HIM ALL ALONG!!
ONE MEDIATOR BETWEEN GOD AND MAN!
I AM THAT I AM!
The burning fire of love that transforms all things!
And so you ask, who shall not make it?
Some may see hell, but they will not stay there!
For God rains on the Just and the Unjust!
For God will have mercy on who she will have mercy!
And so, in the end, All shall be reconciled!
He is  the WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE,
He is  the wisdom of the Vedas,
He is the weak and strong force that holds all things together!
And enabled Teilhard de Chardin to speak truth to power!
He is the light of Ghandi’s nonviolence!
He is the strength of Mary’s courage!
He is the love of mother God!
Dancing in Trinitarian Jazz, 
With the spirit that he wields and who wields him!
God of the Chosen!
God of Hagar’s son!
God of the East!
Lord of the Magi!
And King Supreme!
Though meek and Lowly,
He is unafraid of our exploration!
He is unafraid of the beauty of men laying with men, and women laying with women!
For he is love incarnate!
And he is THE WAY THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE!
And he shall birth new Deborah’s and New Joshuas
To change the face of Arrakis,
For he is the Quizazk Zaterack,
He is the communion of the saints and the power of the ancestors!
And in him, he has reconciled male and female,
Black and White,
He is unafraid of justice,
And with justice he wields punishment on corporate monopolies and white supremacy!
He is unafraid!
Risen, Strong, True, Just, but Merciful.
And so in the end, all shall know the beauty of God eternal.
For we shall see Angels ascending and descending on the son of man.
Amen.


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Believe

                                               Believe

To live is the reason to love
To love is the reason to smile
To smile is the reason to 
 Believe


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' Warriors ... The Battle Cry Song ... '

There Are Sounds of Ancient Thunders
There Are Sounds of Ancient Drummers
        Calling … Brave Warriors
         Gladiators and Warriors

And They’re Marching To The Cadence of Their Hearts’ Pounding
Marching, To The Cadence of The World’s Rage Resounding
They’re Going By The Beat of Their Heart’s Pumping
By The Steady Flow of Blood and Bloodlust, Tells Me Somethin’

               … Warriors …
         Courageous Warriors …

Chorus:

But, We’ve Seen These Men, Playing With Their Children
We’ve Seen These Sons and Their Laughter, I’m Hearing
We’ve Seen These Men, Loving Their Babies
And Tenderly Holding and Kissing Their Ladies

               … Warriors …
         Courageous Warriors …

2nd Chorus:

Oh Lord, Please Stop These Warriors’ Battle Cry
And The Battle Cry, Coming From Their Mothers and Wives
The Battle Cry, Coming From Their Little Ones’ Eyes
The Battle Cry, Coming From Warriors … When They Die

               … Warriors …
         Courageous Warriors …

Sticks and Stones, Swords, Arrows and Bombs
Lances, Knives, Hand to Hand Combat, Napalm
God Almighty, Oh, Thy Kingdom Come
Please Rescue Us, From The Kingdom of The Gun …

And Prophecy Is Marching – Listen, All Who Arms Bear
Warriors, Must Beat War Weapons Into Plowshares            ( Isa. 2: 4 )
And When War, Is No More, Then We Will Hear
All Warriors’ Battle Cry, Will Be An Amen Cheer !

              … Gentle Warriors …
            Peace-Loving, Warriors …

2nd Chorus:

Oh Lord, Please Stop These Warriors’ Battle Cry
And The Battle Cry, Coming From Their Mothers and Wives
The Battle Cry, Coming From Their Little Ones’ Eyes
The Battle Cry, Coming From A Warrior’s … Last ‘ Why ? ’

                … Warriors …
           Courageous Warriors …

How Can Flesh and Blood, Mortal-Men, Be So Fearless, I Wonder
Are They Strengthened By Duty, Love and Honor
Facing Danger, Death and Being Torn Asunder
Sacrificing All, As A Fallen Soldier …

                 … Warrior …
           Courageous Warrior …


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HOME

There's a road I know
And it's takin me home
It's a long windey road
But no matter how long it takes I'm goin home
Yeah, I'm goin home

My home where ever it be
Weather here, or afar
My home is with you 
it's a shinin, shinin star
Yeah it's a shinin star

I've got my black boots on
As I'm, singin my song
Singin my song for you
I'm goin on my way, headin down that highway
Back to our fathers arms, yeah

As I'm lookin through those clouds
And I see all of those frowns
I promise you, my love will shine through
let my spirit guide you too, so turn those frowns upside down,
I'm smlin now, Yeah I'm smilin now

Please be sure that you know
That I'm FOREVER, ALWAYS in your heart
In your dreams day after day because
Because I LOVE YOU!!!


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Destiny

We look at what we have this hour of the day,
But where will we be when come what may.
The emblems on the hats and the money for the shoes,
The important pocked tronics
Are these your going tools?
Over priced jeans that are quoted by name,
The fancy cars bought low.
Looking at times like the best there is but,
Lowly thinking even though.
I ask you now with all that you have,
“Is your happiness really there?
If these things are really going to take you,
Can you tell me when and where?”
We have spoiled the child, spared the rod,
And forgot about, “IN THE BEGINNING GOD…”
Boys wanting to know how many babies that can make,
Instead of getting a job for the first one’s sake.
Little girls having boys and watching them rebel,
While thinking that is cute the mother’s aiming them toward HELL.
We have not allowed love to come in but,
Lust has had free course.
The children that are now coming into the world,
Feel all except remorse.
Is your fate in the clothes that are on your back?
Is your strength in the drug that we know as crack?
Are you scaled by the shoes that are on your feet?
Or governed by equipment that is found out in the streets?
You see the Lord has a plan and He knows where you should be
But it’s up to you to seek your “DESTINY”.
Into what are you getting and where are you going,
In whom are you believing and why are you doing.
Everything else is temporal and all is fading away.
Except you find your life in Christ Jesus and,
Be ready for that great day.
This very second as you read these words, chaos is in society,
And even though the LORD ALMIGHTY is still in control,
WHERE IS YOUR DESTINY? 


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Would You Be a Witness?

Would you be a witness for Jesus Christ
If the world came against you with all its might?
To the point of death be faithful and true;
Would you do for Christ what He has done for you?


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cruifixion

His thought he could do anything he want steal rape
lie Virgin Marys son put God said no and then he 
hungs in his tempel because God loves women
because he loves babys well think of killing a tiny
baby well don't believe that God would hurt a 
tiny baby but to save its life he would his mother
begs for forgives to all women and children to 
please pray for him to change and pray for her
to be sane and pray for all to give love to all


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A WEDDING AT CASTLE HEARTSTONE

The day drew near.......... 
Upon the wind, 
so light and fair 
Flowers falling through the air 

The South Wind Prince, 
came to Castle Heartstone 
Wearing a crown.......... 
Shining like the sun 
Gold and bright 
The Prince, spreading the wind 
Warm and light 

The petals began to fall............ 
The measured walk to the Great Hall 
The Crown, shining bright 
The Summer Queen ensuring this day........ 
Warm and light 
The petals play 

The pennants flew, 
a blaze of colour too 
Such joy to behold, 
in Castle Heartstone....... 
The shining gold 

For, The Kings were there....... 
Queens too........ 
Upon the Royal Thrones 
The Crowns, shone bright 
The cloaks glittered.......... 
On this day of wedding light 

The Prince entered the Great Hall.......... 
His hair, so fair 
It glowed in the light......... 
His Crown, bright........ 
To see the Princess.......... 
His heart did fall 

For, the Princess was waiting serenely..... 
At the end of the Great Hall 
Her dress, shimmering , 
with flowers of every colour.......... 
Every hue 
Her hair, plaited around a crown of gold........ 
She was beautiful too 
The Prince joined her, 
proud and tall 

The Great Hall was filled with flower scent 
Blew with a warm wind airy and light 
The Heartstone on the North Wall 
Shone bright.......... 
The Tapestries glowed........ 
For this was right......... 

A union of wind light and flower bright 
The Spring Queen and the Princess of Magic........ 
Created a new orchid........... 
The Wind Flower........ 
This was brought to them in the hall, 
for this was the hour.......... 
The orchids beauty could be seen by all 

They were blessed by all, 
who were in the Great Hall 
The love, showed 
The Heartstone glowed........... 
The stained glass West Wall, 
shone with all its might 
The Tapestries illuminated the night 
Starlight, 
Flower bright, 
Faerie glow, 
Magic to show 

The South Wind Prince, 
carried the Flower Princess out of the Hall....... 
On a wind so airy and a wind so light....... 
The petals fall...... 
The Heartstone,  bright 
Off they went, 
deep into the night 

Castle Heartstone........... 
Filled with joy and love 
The Heartstone,shining above....... 
You are never alone........ 
In the Great Hall........... 
For the power is within us all 


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Biltmore Estate

As I sit here by the mountain stream
I begin to fall into a dream
Of a magical and majestic place
That always puts a smile on my face

Whenever I get to go there
One can just stop and stare
At its beauty and majesty
This place is what made me

Pick up a pen and write
This place made me see the light
After so many years and miles away from Asheville
I am in love with this place still

I fell in love with this place from the start
For it will always hold a special place in my heart
I cannot take it any longer
I thought that I was stronger

I am leaving today
Don't worry, I know the way
I can no longer wait
I have to go back to Biltmore Estate


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Child of Sam

I follow the path of these disturbed minds
Now Im tryin to find what I did with mine
Was taught the truth now I tell these lies
I put on a disguise, I am the one I despise
I sit behind these caged walls again
Lookin for some friends, but they all pretend
No good around me all I see is sin
I put on a grin so that I fit in

I do not want you to know who I am
I am the child of Sam
Got to remind myself that Im not you
Before I forget the truth
I have to learn to keep my mind tamed
Before I get lost in this game
I look in the mirror and start to see
The evil over taking me

So negative nothin around but hate
I cannot wait until I walk out that gate
I told myself that I wont lose my faith 
But at this rate it just might be too late
I just cant get them to understand
That I had a plan to be a better person
Now I'm out to get whoever I can
You should of ran cuz now your in my hands



Its beginning to get under my skin
I cannot let this evil win
I cant let myself forget myself
I will not be destined for hell
And now I will tell you who I am
I am the child of Sam
No need to remind myself Im not you
Because I will tell the truth
Now that Ive learned to keep my mind tamed
Im sick and tired of this game
I look in the mirror and start to see
The evil letting go of me


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Life Of A Flower

A flower needs sunlight
and water to grow
How much of each is
your job to know

If you drown it with water
or burn in with sunlight
Your flower will never
reach its full height

If you choose to ignore it
it'll wilt before your eyes
If you leave it alone too long
silently your flower dies


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A Dead Man'sCove

 
We had turned the western fold
ecliped in the setinenrs nold
Where abendindeta was told 
This story is far too old
  with dreams shealtering the bold 
 In a time dangerous and so cold
This story is far too old
 A fearless leaders distine cry
Here i  was just  a marksmen soilder of deception with a heart of gold
 Never blink in  your enemeies gamble
Driven bye this i walked behind blue eyes       
Shouting in raiseing my daggers too the sky
True morals have swept the fortold bloodshed
Few quarrel's say this man's dead
Family wars is where i rested my head
 to began the breath of my last death bed
A netural of messages's sent
an borken ties and it's forgoten lent
I've reached for all in my rise in fall
And took no parallel in up-lifting my needs
Place your hand in mine here u will find security in love everlasting
I seek the foul carson who was their watching
The fools rabbit sits at his grave
the man cree of a playing   
I have shed no tears under the rumoured name


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An Opening

The very ground is full of holes
Watch thy step, watch thy step!
Trust in your ability to graze lightly in the wind
As we flutter hovering above the dry grounds 
 that lay upon cracks of mass kayos
Fears met by fears
Dreams met by dreams
So use your imagination and dream
 Of sights far off in the distance
A distance of no boundaries
Whistle to the harmony of mind, body, spirit
For if we choose not to soar with the graceful breeze
We shall feel the waves that grasp, and into the sea of tears
Waves bringing us down and up in a continuous cycle
As these waves cast you down
Fight for there is an opening
You shall rise above as your body brushes against the shore
Look up and you shall see the sun illuminating all nature
All that you see shall be


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Another Year Old

 Another year old..........

I feel much like a ghost today,
Invisible,except,for the things that I say.
Sometimes transparent,then fade away,
Like a wander spirit,just lost my way.
Today it felt like,time has just stopped,
Slipping down slowly,lost my grasp at the top.
Seconds become hours,then the day is gone,
Different words,to a familiar song............
Haunting shadows,from lifeless trees,
Snow blankets the ground,as it covers the leaves.
The daylight grows shorter,then it is dark,
Though the memories live on,inside of my heart.
The cold wind creeps up,sends a shiver up my spine,
I'm left here wondering,as the clock unwinds.......
Everything is gone,it left with the time,
No words are spoken,much like a mime.
Just when I thought,I couldn't take no more,
The wind blew sharply,closed the door.
Looking for shelter,a place to hide,
As I peer through the glass,it's warmer inside.
Winter sets in,and it starts to get cold,
Not all that wiser,yet another year old..........


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Tomorrow

In the spring of Life,
comes fantacies of human actions.
Reaction, becoming an inevitable phenomenon,
thus creating a re-actional feedback.

Normalities of existence indispensably
waiting to be Xplored.
No wonder human beings become
viticm of neccessities.

Life isn't then a place of neglect,
but a place to rebuild broken structures.
Not a place of crisis,
but a palace of Understanding.

An animal-Lion does not create
a panicking enviros or danger for feildmates
coz, an animal-lion is peaceful
and fearless when a palace is built.

Along the road lies a ladder;
carriable by the needy;
dispatchable by the needless,
A strong opportunity for the furture.

Have found my ladder,
thus my hope, strenght,
and the strongwill for a better
tomorrow is regained, i.e
I STILL 'VE A FUTURE.


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Mentors to a Young Poet

Author Note:  Anapestic tetrameter: two unstressed syllables followed by a 
stressed syllable.


So I queried some poets who dance 'cross our pages,
With such lightness and patterns and passion-filled phrases.
"When your guidance is sought by one earnest and wide-eyed,
Do you deign to reply just to prop up your self-pride?
Do you tell her, 'It's simple, just read all you can
About me and my writing, how fluid I am.'"

Or perhaps you're a mentor by nature and offer,
To pry open the portals and share like an author,
Who reveals all his notes although mental they be,
And takes pride in the craft of his new devotee.
Yes, 'mong even the great ones (we've heard of a few)
Magnanimity faded as rivalries grew.

So our resolute neophyte meets with the names,
Those whose art she reads daily, and counsel she claims.
With the confidence born of a spirit secure
Many veteran artists opine to be sure.
Some are eager to share of their passion for rhyme,
And the metrical rhythm and pacing they find

so essential to verse in traditional form
With the internal metronome setting the norm.
"Yes, but what about consonance, diction and sound,
And the imagery seen in a free verse unbound
By the strictures and structures of metrical scheme?
Non-traditional verse deserves no less esteem."

In the end all agree that emotion's the key. 
And the soul of the poet must yearn to be free
To give access to mystery, tragedy, joy,
Be the uncensored voice that will sometimes annoy.
Let your passion be sovereign, your unrivaled guide,
You are artist at canvass, palette at your side.  


Author note: In the last line, "palette" is here pronounced with the accent on the 
second syllable, as in French.  Thanks for reading.


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As If She Was A Cherry Tree

She wakens with the rising sun,
emerging from night's sable net,
her body--cold and naked from
the silence of its silhouette.

Though barren from a wintry sleep,
the dawn recruits her once again,
restoring her cherubic bark
to sate the restless hearts of men.

Her garden keepers, like a breeze,
deluge throughout her limber being,
embellishing her slender trunk
with trimmings suited for a queen.

They dress her down in garnished silk,
for men desiderate appeal
and flock behind beginning buds
in hopes their blossoms will reveal.

They veil her countenance with snow
to imitate the charming moon,
so that her lustful audience
will drift away in carnal swoon.

She exits from her private grove
to radiate her temporal cure;
her lips are laced with cherry and
possess a saccharine allure.

She lilts about on lifted roots,
exuding floral elegance,
and every room she slips into
is subjugated by her scents.

Her older sister starts to pluck
a melody on flavored strings.
Away--the rosy sapling flies,
performing as the trio sings!

Her limbs display like graceful wind;
her petals sweep the lustrous floor;
her gaze, like vernal fire, burns
into the eyes she dances for!

The night returns to claim her bloom;
so quickly does she flee from me,
to leave but soil in her stead--
as if she was a cherry tree.


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Blackwater Bay

I watch the sun rise

over Blackwater Bay

blood red and promising heat

I'm not surprised

that I lost my way

and spent so much time on the street

In my defense

I've got nothing to say 

as I watch the sunrise

on Blackwater Bay

I've got things to do

and places to go

I'm thinking of starting today

I never knew

there's so much I don't know

I can't let me stand in my way

too much time gone

and too little ahead

I battle the passage of time

The train that I'm on

won't stop for the dead

as she makes her way on down the line

Should the good Lord allow a few more years from now

I will be able to say

I've followed my heart and I've done my part

when I come home to Blackwater Bay

I've seen the sun rise

over Blackwater Bay

and I want to see it again

If I don't try

I might as well die

Than to go back to where I have been

I watch the sun rise

over Blackwater Bay

Blood red and promising heat

Lord give me strength

and show me the way

Help me to stand on my feet

Humbly I pray

that You won't let me stray

then guide me back home

To Blackwater Bay







 


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It's ashame

Where will love take me but up a hill and then back down one, yet this sounds so familar,
like a rollercoaster ride its playing with my emotions. It funny how you can  say things
so sweet and pretend like you mean them to make me feel so good but all you was really
doing for me teaching how stupid I am to fall in love and how you can do me any kind of
way and I not realize what your doing. So quick to believe in love to give my heart to you
but you think this is some kind of game; a trophy to be tossed any type of way and when I
tarnish you have no use for me. The cruelty of the world I have no control over I cry
before I take the time to understand I have to move on; withholding any love I have left
to give I am insecure, refusing to truly try again.


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Sea Of Love

As we stroll hand in hand

Leaving our footprints in the sand

Under the stars in the clear night

As we kiss each other in the beautiful moonlight

The cool summer breeze as it flutters the trees

We sit on a blanket at the edge of the sea

As we watch the waves moving closer our way

Here in our hearts this will always be our day

We spoke with our hearts and sealed it with a kiss

Never again will we ever find a true love like this...



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JOURNEY ACROSS THE SEA

Castle Heartstone sank into the mists of magic 
The Princess of Magic, spell cast 
For one day, 
we shall return 
When Faeries can play 
When The Wise Ways, 
will always last.. 

Our enemies will never have.. 
What lies in our hearts 
Wonderful things 
Magic, love 
The colour of the seasons 
What it brings.. 

Masts creaked, 
sails held strong 
A fair wind 
for the Heartstone throng 

The Four Kings, 
having command of the ships 
The Princes, 
the navigators 
for they encircled the world in wind 
Queens, for strength 
Princesses, for love and laughter 
Faeries for, joy 

An ocean , so blue 
Its' light reflected in the Heartstone 
Brilliant fire, 
felt in the hearts of many too 

The night, so clear 
You could touch a star 
The Faeries brought one to light the way 
For, Faeries can, at play 
Illuminate their hearts, 
to all those they hold dear 

Such a Tapestry of Stars 
Only a Faerie could weave 
For, they left the world 
Such hearts , grieve 

Soon, the land disappeared from view 
Masts creaked 
Sails held strong 
A sense of something new... 

The Castle was gone... 
Disappeared by the Princess of Magic 
Its' beauty not to be despoiled 
by those they had foiled 

Hidden in the mists of  Magic 
Castle Heartstone, lost in our memories 
such thoughts detected 
on an ocean , so blue 
in its' light 
feelings reflected 

A King , cannot stop the sea 
Storms blew 
The ships held fast, 
for such things never last 

Beautiful treasures were not left behind 
The Heartstone 
The Tapestries 
The Book of the Wise Ways 
Seeds from the Whispering Trees 
Water from the Stream of Sighs 
The memories you can find, 
for you are not alone 

The Eagles of Heartstone, 
came too 
Upon golden wings, they flew 
High up, above 
The ocean , so blue 

The Swords of the Knights, 
were brought too 
Faerie magic, sometimes not enough, 
to stop an enemies bluff 

The ships were filled with song 
The beginning of the end.. 
The end of the beginning.. 
Hope and love, 
in the hearts of this happy throng 

Days filled with golden sun, 
a little rain too 
Upon oceans of blue 

Each day 
The king of air launched the Eagles 
They soared high, 
to find the land 
that was meant... 
For, magic cannot die


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Synching up

Did you ever want to let go
and just be a memory?
Or just so jaded from the world that
you wish you couldn't see?
Anger and hatred ruled over me
easily
Until you came along and saved
me.

I was so conflicted about what was right
and wrong
Was so sick and tired of being swept away
in the darkest of storms.
Your hand it shined as the rain bounced off
the skin
and as our lips embraced a new life
for us was about to begin.

All the pain and misery
Take it all away from me
As i lay down to sleep
our eyes synch together as
do our hearts beat.

Before you everything
felt so blue, felt used
like everything i ever wanted
fell right through.
Then you appeared
out of no where
letting me know that it's you who cared
understanding, never demanding
Showing me in the hardest of times
there's really nothing to fear.

All the pain and misery
Take it all away from me
As i lay down to sleep
our eyes synch together as
do our hearts beat.


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' By All That Is Holy ... ' (Medieval # 1)

By All That Is Holy… The Knight Rode Away
Yonder o’er the Borders and Hills
Away to a Kingdom… to be His One Day…
Bound by Pledge and Royal Seal…

… for Valor and Honor and a Deed Well-Done
He wast’ given the Titles Thereof…
Glory and Power of A Champion
Of The High-King, He Loyally Loves…

By All That Is Holy… We Speak of His Fame
By All That Is Holy… Comes Thru His Name
That Strong, Gentle Knight of Light and Love
By All That Is Holy… Be Blessed Above

By All ‘Tis Holy  -  Pure, Virtuous
He Vanquished all His King’s Foes
In Obedience and Boldness… So Beauteous
That Forevermore… Everyone Knows!...

By All That is Holy… He is Now, Lord of Lords
GOD’s Will, ‘tis His Shield… Justice ‘tis His Sword
Prince of Peace, Paid a Ransom… we could nay Afford
… an Eternal Crown… ‘Tis His Priceless Reward

By All That Is Holy… The Hero Rose Away
By All That Is Holy… He Will Return One Day
We wilt’ Herald and Cheer, as Sir Mercy passes through
By All That Is Holy… He can Save You Too!


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Waiting For Inspiration-.

I sit starring at the screen waiting…
I wait for something to come into me
Something to fill my thoughts and stop my heart.
A thought that shall not to be ignored, 
For it changes my life,
Dreams answered, before realization
I sit unaware of my thoughts,
Lost in my mind I try to grasp concepts
Words change meaning as I slowly put them together.
Thoughts may change,  but they are mine,
For they are within me all the time!
Fighting for thought, I find inspiration 
It fills my heart as dreams rush through me…
Vodka filled dreams all the same,
But still they are still mine!

By: John Cornell


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THE BOOK

I open the door to pleasure, 
to see what I treasure. 
I walk slowly past, 
my hand trailing, 
looking at last, 
not failing 

This towering wall, 
is calling me, 
inviting me, 
planting the seed. 
Urging me to read 
and I answer that call 

These narrow cloisters, 
my hunting ground. 
Seeking that elusive book, 
for I search and look 
for what needs to be found 

No need to explore, 
final frontiers, 
open the book, 
take a look, 
you will see more 

For you travel far, 
in a book, 
further than any distant star, 
go on! take a look! 

Your  imagination travels to a distant land, 
tall mountains, 
rolling sea, 
warm breeze. 
all this,you hold in your hand 

For books are the soul 
in which our imaginations play a role 

Your eyes caress every page, 
the story untold, 
turn the leaf, 
let your imagination unfold 

These books hold, 
terror,fire, 
ice and cold 
also warmth and wit, 
enough for a laughing fit 

A book can hold such emotion, 
touch you deep, 
tighten your grip, 
bite your lip, 
make you weep. 
Such a cocktail! 
Such a potion! 

To change the world, 
for the book wields enormous power, 
my imagination,uncurled 

My speed of thought, 
takes me far, 
further than anything my teachers have taught, 
past any galaxy or distant star 

For the love of books, 
I search crannies and nooks, 
for I will travel,I wage, 
for when I open the first page. 
I do not need to try, 
for I am transported, 
no need to fly 

This book I hold, 
lets my imagination unfold. 
This beautiful thing, 
let its words ring 
and the joy it can bring 

In my book I can be  anything, 
from sea 
to bubbling brook, 
I lose my being, 
I take another look. 

So much to be, 
so much to see 

For what is written, 
you are smitten, 
to travel far, 
past galaxy and distant star 


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Going Crazy


Thoughts going through my mind.

Never knowing what to do.

Wanting to let it all out but not knowing how.

Cutting, burning ,drinking , smoking, and popping pills .

Is that the way to let my feelings out.

What should I do?

Talk to a friend .Sure they can help.

But most friends don't know what I'm going through.

Never knowing what to do.

Till Now..

I laid all my troubles at the foot of the cross.

I am a woman of god ..

God is the reason I make it through the day.

Satan has no control over my life anymore,

God is my one and only...


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Recovery

I know this sounds absurd but I swear to you this is true,
   I love to call your house and find the lack of energy tat used to define you.
To hear you say you're lounging instead of running up and down the stairs,
   or matching up your knickknacks so they all produce pairs.
It's wonderful that you're sleepy and your vaccume's run just once a day,
   how great that our conversations are not rushed we say all we want to say.
Yes to know you crave food more than extra time brings a smile to my face,
   doesn't it feel wonderful to relax not participate in the race.
All this makes me happy for you as I can possibly be,
   But also I feel gratitude for it makes the struggle easier for me.
To know some one else has the courage and the hope,
   helps me greatly when I believe I have reached the end of my rope.
To know some one I love is struggling much the same as I,
   helps me to stand tall and tell myself there is no need to get high.
So I thank you for your ambition and admire you for your strenghth,
   and know I am beside you on this path regardless of the length.


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Marie I-- Covenant To Thee

We're at the seasons' end I won't suffice to their Judgement for We can overcome I'm sorry I couldnt always be what you wanted me to be, My dear Marie But this is my covenant to thee We were born from the same flame you and I Without a shame we can discard the pain compared to our love it is just disdain The passion can not fly away My dear sweet marie This is my covenant to thee You're my escape when i need flee to The other side of the sea My single belief, my dear marie The passion of you and me flies away With the keeper of the bees Nightingales sleep and dream of our Starcossed beams, my sweet marie, It was meant to be This is my covenant to thee


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THE NEED TO REVEAL MYSELF

The excitement for life
and the gratefulness
to be alive until today,
has made me forget
that  I have to die one day;
and wouldn't it be so incredible
to believe we'll be immortal?
Find that answer in your faith:
the stronger you believe in that,
the less you'll think about death!

The need to reveal myself 
as I perceive things as they appear...
has nothing confusing and clandestine;
if fate is controlled by actions either
bad or good...foolish, wise or undifined:
can we calculate how many days
we have left to live,and can we
foresee and prevent a calamity?

The need to reveal myself
is not a deliberate mockery 
of someone's else belief;
it comes from enlightenment
and a solid trust that is
harder than a rock! 
 



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Who's Gonna Bake the Christmas Pie

He was six years old at his dying mother's side.
Only when she slept he broke down and cried.
He had to hide his fears of what was to be.
How scared he was, mama didn't need to see.

Mama had been sick going on three years now.
She knew she must help him make it through some how.
With her strength fading she called him to her side.
"If life is a carnival son, I'm at my last ride."

"I have something to tell you, to remember for all times."
"You are all each other will have in the coming hard times."
"Just hold each other close and remember my love for you."
"It will help to ease the pain, it will help to see you through."

The day came when his Mama had to go.
He had so many questions, so much he wanted to know.
"Why did Mama have to die?"  "Who's gonna bake the Christmas pie?"
"Who will comfort me when I cry?"  "Are you gonna die?"

I squatted down in front of him a tear in my eye.
"An unfortunate part of life, son, is each of us will die."
He'd caught me off guard, I didn't know what to say.
I hoped he understood.  I hoped... and I prayed.

I took him in my arms and held him oh so tight.
I told him that I loved him and that everything would be all right.
"Mama's in heaven now she's looking down on you and me." 
"She's with us in our hearts where forever she will be."

"She sees you when you're crying she sees you when you're playing."
"She knows what you're thinking she knows what you're saying."
"She sees into your heart and knows how much you love her."
"So let's have happy thoughts of Mama and the time we had together."

The days have turned to weeks, the weeks to months and years.
Our thoughts of Mama are happy, they hold away the fears.
She still fills our hearts with memories.  Memories of her love.
Memories of Mama sent down from heaven above.


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The ones who had the whole world

Hour by hour,
Day by day,
Life is like a book,
Some like to say.
Every second, every minuet
A different page is made;
Every year, every decade
Another chapter is laid.
Someone once said,
Or thought just the same,
Life is just like
An extensive game.
There are winners,
There are losers,
There are ones who don’t care,
Yet everyone has supposedly,
A matching pair.
Not every moment,
Is not worthy of glorification.
Especially not some,
In this great nation.
Some men are like gods,
Others like slaves,
Some discard objects,
Others crave.
Yet future is upon us,
And we are doing nothing.
Shouldn’t we leave behind
Our children something?
Yet everyday we kill
Everyday we steal
Everyone doesn’t care
What others feel
In the time of this day
The time of now
We should start changing
Yet some ask “how?”
The only way is this
We start right now
Love, not kill
Give, not steal
Maybe with time
Our hearts will heal
If not our hearts,
Then our planet may
This planet never,
Ever forgets
Rarely does it ever,
Ever forgive
Only we
Are the ones to blame
Only we
Need to claim
The responsibility of such
For we are the ones
the world was ours
do something we must
before this land sours


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A PAINTING MADE FOR ME

A beautiful sun...
A painting made for me
If colours were words...
They would soar like birds
In a sky made for me
 
The heart knows
The colours I see
For, I feel them
In a painting made for me
 
A sunset
The colour of honey
Washed away
Tumbling clouds
In a painting made for me
 
Dusklight
In a sky made for me
I saw
What I felt
In a heart made for me
 
A beautiful dying sun
A painting for me
Tumbling clouds
Soaring birds
On a silver sea
 


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Angels By Your Side

Each day begins with hopes and dreams
a silent prayer, the ruffle of wings

Angels build bridges and tear down walls
they follow closely to catch our falls

They hold your hand and guide toward light
ever vigilent, day and night

Through your travels, over the years
many an angel wiped your tears



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A WARM SUMMER NIGHT

A star lit night 
I met my true love... 
My delight 
On a warm summer night 

We met in a field of Moonflowers 
I took her hand, 
under starlight 
On a warm summer night 

A warm summer night, 
is all I need 
with you... 
Under starlight 

Such love 
with you... 
Under a nightsky 
The stars... 
Passing by 
Such love... 
Is true 

Under a clear Moon showing 
A field of moonflowers 
The colours glowing 

The shooting stars fell 
As did my heart... 
A field of Moonflowers, 
for you and I 
A love did dwell 

On a warm summer night, 
we took each other 
Under a sky, 
full of starbright 
A warm summer delight 
A warm summer lover 

In a field of Moonflowers 
Full of starbright 
We lay back 
and watched the Moons' flight 


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Surprise

All these nights, i mostly wondered
how i ever made it here at all
a broken heart pilfered and plundered
always ready to take a fall
you can break me
but don't mistake me
i can take you for a ride
do deny me, when your lying
i can take you by surprise.

All the days i gazed of hope
sliding down that slippery slope
times i thought i couldn't cope
all because of you
there were times that i did wonder
were am i going to
there were times that i went under
but finally out from under you.

You can break me
but don't mistake me
i can take you for a ride
do deny me, when your lying
i can take you by surprise.
You can break me, try and take me
bring me right down to your size
go on deny me, all while your lying
as i take you by surprise.


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Sean Green Celebration

Today Sean Green got 
     some hits
All we Jews are(or should be) kvelling 
over this 
Jews should join in 
on the "Field of Dreams"
Because as in  that terrific movie 
Light will shine down 
         on us
   only if we put in effort
Despite what the pessimists 
say
    A more hopeful 
future is on the way

note: "kvelling "is  Yiddish for "taking pride in"


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With a Shout!

With a shout!
At the last trump
The archangel's
Voice shall be heard
For the Lord 
Himself shall come
So encourage
All with these words!  (Chorus)

If we believe that Jesus died
And in three days He rose again
Then we believe that God will bring
With Christ those who now sleep in Him

For if only in this life we have hope in Jesus Christ
We would be the most miserable of men 
But Jesus is the Resurrection and He's the Life
Being buried with Him we shall rise again

(Chorus)

We who are alive and in Jesus still abides
Won't precede those who are asleep in Him 
So the dead in Christ first shall arise  
Then we who remain shall be caught up with them

For we all shall not sleep, but we all shall be changed
Into a being and a likeness of the Lord
When we meet Him face to face in the clouds in the air
We shall be with Him always and evermore

(Chorus)


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Keep ya head up

They say it's better to have loved and lost
Then to never love at all
It's a hard thing to swallow
For by the time you think you're happy
It's already time to fall
The bitter-sweet taste of happiness
Only lasts untill you blink
By the time they are reopened
You don't even have time to think
It teases you with envy
Throws mercy in your face
When you start to believe in forever
Its just in time to be replaced
Life demands bling chances
Sometimes you just have to take them
Do what your heart tells you
Even if others condemn
Hold your head up high
Even when it feels too tough
Because the truth is 
No matter where you go
You'll always be followed by love


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Ring Around The Pumpkin

For the bounty of the earth
Come Ye thankful people come
For it is Autumn
And the leaves are coming down
Run run sweet John Barley Corn
Let's play ring around the pumpkin
As the harvest moon shines
On the jingle jangle scarecrow
For I'am just a little acorn
Bounded for another harvest home
As the wind shakes the barley
Like a slow Thanksgiving waltz
For our farmers sets the table
To a wondrous haymakers hoedown
For we bid ado to a Shokan's fairwell
And now thank we to all our God



Happy Harvest Time To All
Love Kathy And Jenny
May God Be With You 


Just Another Song Working On LOL
Let Me Know What Ya Think   Please


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STAR BRIGHT

 saw a upon a night
Stars
Filled with light
 
A kaleidescope
Falling through
All of me
 
The stars spoke
In as many words
Inside of me
So many colours to feel
Upon a night
Filled with light
 
I found you
In as many words
Inside of me
Misty blue
Star bright
 
So many things
So many stars
A kaleidescope
Filled with you
Misty blue
Star bright


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Go to the Ant

Go to the ant and learn (2x's)
Go to the ant, ant, ant
Go to the ant and learn-  (Chorus)

She digs her house down deep
She builds her house up high
And though she has no king
Her armies stay alive

In the summer she will reap
For the coming winter sky
She gathers everything
Her colonies survive

(Chorus)

Consider all her ways
She's small but she expects
Her people stay as one
And she is strong and wise

So number all your days
Prepare for what comes next
And til everything is done
Let no sleep tempt your eyes

Go to the ant, ant, ant (3x's)
Go to the ant  

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A MOUNTAIN CALLED HOME

The Kings ,met 
For a home to call 
Must be built, 
before nightfall 

The King of Earth 
with the King of Flame, 
set to work 
For the journey was long 
For a home to be built 
In the mountain 
In which they did belong 

The Faeries flew on ahead 
Through forests 
Over streams 
Rising higher 
Onwards they sped 

You do not choose a mountain 
A mountain, chooses you 
So it was... 
As the faeries found 
The mountain... 
Gave its' ground 

Heartstone Eagles, 
called with glee 
Circling high 
The air, so sweet 
From a mountain, 
that gave so willingly, you see 

The Earthen King shaped the rock, 
in to halls, rooms and stairs 
Turrets and spires 
Creating something new 
The castle... 
Grew and grew 

The King of Flame, 
touched the stones 
Changing the colour 
Drawing out the precious metal 
Locked within 
Mountain rock now gleamed 

A shimmering jewel 
Amongst the deep green forests 
From a mountain 
That gave everything 

A secret path was made 
From the golden sand 
Up through forest glade 
To a castle, so grand 

The Princess of Magic 
Cast a spell 
To hide the secret path 
Only to be revealed to those who uttered the words.. 
The Wise Ways 

The ships were unloaded 
The treasures taken up 
Such precious things, 
once under spell, lock and key 
Could now be displayed for all to see 

Wooden ships, empty and forlorn 
Lay quietly in the bay 
The island hidden from all 
The ships were released , to roam 
An ocean, so blue 
This was their new home 


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THE BOOK OF THE WISE WAYS

The Faeries of Heartstone 
inlaid The Wise Ways 
In a bound book 
In the Kings' Library 

Illuminated words 
So carefully bound 
A journal too... 
Inside, all the names, 
of all the Kings and Queens 
and all who had served before 
Such beauty you never saw 

The opened book 
Warm glow 
Chapters and words 
Spilled across the pages 
Colourful illustrations 
Recording the seasons and ages 

The words 
The love of all things 
The whispering trees 
The love of all seasons 
The love of winds 
The love of starlight 
The love of sunbright 

The chapters unfold 
With colour 
With gold 


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THE THOUGHTS OF AN INNOCENT MIND

Have they ever asked themselves
what's the purpose of this life;
and why we are born of a mother
who leads us to a quiter shore?
These are the thoughts of an innocent mind...
questioning the diffidence of the eartly man!

Have they ever seen showers feed
the blossoms of a peach tree?...
Warm raindrops that Nature offers
to magnify the grandness of flowers!
These are the thoughts of an innocent mind...
seeing beauty when all ignore surprise!

Have they ever seen the majestic pine trees sway,
almost piercing the wandering clouds of color rose...
drifting towards the lustrous sunset of May;
can a strayed soul obtain redemption with deep-felt remorse?
These are the thoughts of an innocent mind...
 contemplating creation with the purest feeling! 

Have the ever stopped along the roads
swarmed with mimosa and jasmine and inhale
the fragrance of their tiny flowers,
being totally inhabriated by their smell?
These are the thoughts of an innocent mind...
thrilled by the natural state of the wild!
 
Have they ever seen those cities made of concrete,
where the errants struggle to breath,
and sunlight is as rare as an uninvited sunset;
there the church bells toll in extreme heat!
These are the thoughts of an innocent mind...
seeking,but not finding spirituality of any kind!


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Rising from the Ashes.

I'm sitting here in this room
these four walls are closing in.
All i do is sit and think
about the things that might have been.
What could I've done,
what should I've done
to change the ending to this story?
what could i do,
what i should do
so this pain does not destroy?
i fall. 
I pray.
I beg forgiveness.
I stand. 
I rise. 
I feel God's presence.
I'm cleansed.
I'm free.
I am a new creation.
All these feelings rising inside, 
love, trust, happiness, pure elation.
The old me burns away,
the new me rises out.
Each and every step ordained by God Himself without a doubt.
He made me in His image of this I'm sure,
and I make a declaration today,
with a heart that's true and pure.
To do God's will and praise His name in everything I do,
and because of His love I will never be the same,
nor would I want to.
To continue on the path that i was following would be foolish and unwise,
so here i go one foot in front of the other,
and from these ashes I will rise.


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THE PRINCE OF THE NORTH

The icy wind blows down........ 
Snow flurries fall from the Princes' Crown 
Inside that wintry glow............ 
Is a heart beating............. 
Wanting love so....... 
Wanting this meeting.......... 

Who can touch the heart? 
Of a prince aloof and cold? 
Which princess? ,the love can hold? 

Steel grey eyes........... 
Hidden sparkle too 
The shyness revealed 
The Prince of the North to take.............. 
The beauty of every snow flake, 
and lay before a princess a gift of love healed....... 
Upon a snowy field 

For ,the Princess gave a gift long ago.......... 
A gift,so bright 
So one day he might............. 
Venture forth from the cold land.......... 
Under the gift so............ 
The gift of the Northern Light, 
and ask for the hand 
of the Faerie Princess........... 

The Faerie Princess, 
and her dancing light 
brought to the North........ 
Something bright...... 
The heart began to melt.............. 
Of the Prince that saw her 
Upon a snowy field 
and his heart did yield 


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Never the Same

His fingers traced the cold hard rock  of a now silent name,
Of a father he knew, a man he would not. No one to take the blame
His childhood changed a man yet to be, he cried for his loss and pain
Through the silence that followed, he walked away,
He’d never be the same.

He would come calling on the ladies, yet whiskey was his date,
Taking his hand, calling his name she numbed his futures fate
With her, soothing, smooth moving liquid she’d guide him through the night
She left him wanting more of her, to change his life insight.
With a cold ring of glass she called to him beckoning him to follow
He had married a bottle of comfort to fill his heart so hollow.
With every swallow, he would hear her call his name,
He tried to drink her into his soul,
He’d never be the same.

In his sorrow of tomorrow and the day that follows that,
He could only weep and borrow, self pity where he sat,
When on the midnight moon he heard a whisper on the breeze,
The bending of guitar strings, like bending of willow trees.
Caressing, addressing, assessing time itself,
Feeling healing, sealing wounds made on ones self.
He became one with the music and to himself wholeness came
As he learned to pick those guitar strings,
He never was the same.

One night a woman sat before him a whisper on her lips,
On a stage in a place that he played for tips
As she listen to his guitar, his sober fingers played
As he strummed another tune, his eyes upon her laid.
As she smiled up at him now his futures fate untold
Lay with in those days as lifes beauty started to unfold.
A year had passed since she first heard him play
Marriage and a chance to live every day
But when his son was born a prayer of thank came
For he folded his hands and bowed his head 
He would never be the same






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A Call To Arms-Volume Two

Here comes some times that nobody wants to see.  Just sitting there watching 
there boxed in tv.  or buying some junker pretending to be HumVee.  But that isn't 
me.  I had a thought that revolved around proper unity.  Where we all stood as 
one until the problems had all gone and there was no need to put into steep 
word this domineering song.  Where did it go wrong, I walked the bible laid road 
and the journey continues on even so it is long.  

But which way to turn which way not to burn.  Is this the way that I must learn, 
which truth I should yearn for, I adore, but is it above this salt lake sea I should 
soar?  So I look to the steps that others had all traveled before.  But close my 
eyes and listen to lies, the truth was heard but hard to ignore all the homeless 
children that only need more.  But who else cares where they do not hear their 
cries streaming down mountainsides and rupturing with the bursting tides.  
Besides, we've got our homes built of clay, and to this I must say, what a dismay 
all this play has brought us today.  

Carry on, venture forth, keep heading north.  Sooner or later we'll get what we're 
worth.  And to the sigh that we must give when an angel walks by.  Hypnotize our 
lives with warnings and signs.  Read between the lines all the lambs swimming 
in the sides.  Hear a voice to make a choice what should happen after we die.  
Don't fear the fear to question the inevitable why.


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THE LANDING

For a full day 
The ships travelled, 
under golden sun 

The cloud came in to view 
The island emerged 
Deep green under a mantle of white 
Instinctively they knew.. 
That this was right 

Nearing the shore, 
they could hear the sound of birds 
See the colours too 
Flocks of macaw 

The ships anchored in the bay 
The Faeries flew, 
through trees and woods 
Exploring too 


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THE PRINCE OF THE EAST WIND

The bringer of rain...... 
The bringer of typhoon........ 
Eastern moon........... 
Arriving soon.............. 

The lover of symbols and numbers 
Gold too.............. 
Awaking the Princess' slumbers 
A rondezvous................ 

For, the Prince of the East 
The great wind to blow 
The power inside........ 
The heart glow,,,,,,,,,,, 
is no trick.............. 
To the Princess of Magic 

The driving wind and rain, 
is not the same.......... 
As the love for all things in name 
The magic flame 
The spark 
Hidden in the dark 
Now revealed to all 
To be seen soon 
In the great hall 

A silken crown, 
bejewelled in gems the colour of sky 
Emerald and rubies too 
Eastern Wind sigh 
The Prince flew, 
towards the West, 
before the sun went down 


The journey was long, 
for the Kingdom lay very far into the East 
With a shower of wind and rain, 
he sped across the plain 
Hearing the call, 
of the Princess of Magic 
To arrive at the Great Hall 

East Wind Prince carried, 
jewels of every hue......... 
Silks and cloth too 
For, the Princess of Magic 
The girl to who he was to be married............ 
A wedding ring 
So beautiful, you could hear it sing 
Borne aloft by an Eastern Wind 

Eastern land......... 
Far beyond Samarkand 
passed desert land 
Eastern wind 
Wind and rain to be felt and seen, 
in the land of intense green 


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rebial jesus

forgeting the bad as if i even could in my life
should i sympothise with my friends or be the jerk with a knife
how much can i take how far can i go 
listening to to you make me doubt what you know
it's sad to see this world so vain
it's no wonder we all go insain

look at her look at him i don't think they see
they love each other like god loves you and me
if you ask then it will be told 
the story that is all so old in time
love is based on honesty people are full of vainity.

open up your heart use more than just your eyes
i refuse to live in fear i'm tired of all the lies
when the muck of the world gets you down get away
i've found to get my head off the ground my music is the perfact sound and way
some times the world is so superphishal

you can play sports while your young
but the storied made by the music you play will last a life time
this music is mine this story is mine for life
the most steady of all is my lord the rock to my roll
my sword in every fight my god my lord the bass to the treble jesus is a rebel 
f@#$ the devil rightous is the man with bible and guitar at each hand this is my 
stand


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Yellow roses

I WROTE THIS WHEN I WAS 12 OR 13 SO IT'S A LITTLE JUVENILE


While walking in the park
I saw a yellow rose
It reminded me of our love
and how I hope it grows

The petals so colorful, vibrant and bright
it seemed to sparkle in the sun
when I held it to the light

I picked a handful
enough to give to you
A token of my love
not sure what else to do





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In Memory Of

Listen to the epitaph
reading in the papers
how they summarized
your life into one small
page.
How i burn to hear your voice
or see that smile once again
it's weird seeing your face
on the obituary's, the hurt
turning into rage.

And in your memory
i'll go on for you
and in your memory
there's nothing i wouldn't do
in your memory
i know that you'll never fade away
in your memory
i'll live on for another day.

When i was young i remember
you taking care of me, now looking
down on me, are you proud of the
person i turned out to be?
Are you that shining star in the sky
at night? Or the brightest ray of sunlight?
or was that your perfume i smelled when
the wind picked up just right? The pretty
shadow that i see?

And in your memory
i'll go on for you
and in your memory
there's nothing i wouldn't do
in your memory
i know that you'll never fade away
in your memory
i'll live on for another day.


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My Sweetest Escape

In my life and times
been betrayed and been lied to
used everything just to get me 
by the nights, that were so cold
just wanted to let go, and fade away
looking for that sweet escape, but
always thinking maybe im to late.

And ive done things that im not proud of
no im far from an angel, but did i really deserve
those i cared for to let me down again?
What's so wrong with wanting a family?
They just wanted to break me through to 
the skin. Leave me here just like the animal
you treated me like to begin with. 
Seems like this might be my fate.

All my life i always wanted to feel the sweetest escape
in the arms of someone who would look me in the face
Someone who would understand that my plan
was to get away from this place.
All my life i always wanted to feel the sweetest escape
in the arms of someone who could look me in the face
Someone who would understand that where i am
bad memories are hard to erase.
All i need is your Sweetest Escape.

People used to break me down, not with
fists but with there words
till i was lying ill, fatally bleeding 
unto the floor.
But as soon as you entered my life
everything changed, and nothing
felt painful anymore. As you took my
hand, and led me out of darknesses
door.

And with you there's finally hope
a new place i know i can cope
and be here, not scared of being
pushed back down, broken down
to my core.
And i know you'd never hurt me
because i know that's just not you
In the darkness i just couldn't see
until the love you shined led me
right to you.

All my life i always wanted to feel the sweetest escape
in the arms of someone who would look me in the face
Someone who would understand that my plan
was to get away from this place.
All my life i always wanted to feel the sweetest escape
in the arms of someone who could look me in the face
Someone who would understand that where i am
bad memories are hard to erase.
All i need is your Sweetest Escape.


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Kings and Queens

Sun dappled shadows
Reflecting spirit’s form
Moss covered standing stones
From afternoon still warm
The kings and queens of yesterday
Yet hold the evensong
Prayers for peace prosperity
A right for every wrong
With every war that has been fought
Upon these sacred grounds
Run fast the blood of future lives
And yet the drum deep sounds
Calling soul to hold a place
Upon the earth still fair
Stay the sword for truce by might
Lends your grace to bear
A heart that bleeds for all life held
Within the hands of fate
Behold the truth where patterns meld
And time she runs too late
The past and future meet as one
Where power thickens still
And stately folk are seen at night
Still gathered on high hill.


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Write Me a Ballad

High on a hill, deep in a sea,
where it is I fall, just bury me.
Raise no stone to mark my spot
write me a ballad so I'll not be forgot.

Say I was a scallywag.
Say I was a brute.
Say I was good lookin'
in my birthday suit.

Say I loved the women,
say they loved me back.
Say my eyes were blue
and my hair was black.

Say I didn't live this long,
say I died a youth.
Write for me a ballad
it doesn't have to be the truth.

Make my ballad a joyful song
so they'll sing of me for ages long.
Remember me; name or face
write me a ballad in either case.

Say I drove the husbands
and the preachers mad.
Say I drank up all the beer,
before a drop went bad.

Say the law could not catch me,
say I ran too fast.
Say I kissed the ladies,
before I made my dash.

Say I was a rounder
and I was forever on the sly.
Write a ballad about me,
even if it is a lie.

Put my ballad to a tune
sing it from July to June.
Sing it to every drunk and bum
too drunk to sing they can only hum.

Don't say I was a gentleman.
Don't say I loved my wife..
Don't say I helped my neighbors,
almost all my life.

Don't let them know how hard I work,.
don't let them know I cry.
Don't let them know I love the Lord
until the day I die.

Don't say I went to church
or I had a heart of gold.
Don't write a ballad about me,
the truth is better told.


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all the many colors in a rainbow

ALL THE MANY COLORS

The colors are in all of us
We can see the color in our hearts
We may feel apart but we are not
For all the colors merge like a prism of light 
Ohhhh so bright

CHORUS
Rain.. Rain.. Rain on me Rainbow 
rain your shower of light like a beautiful bow
I see the multi-colors shine bright
From with in.. Don't give in
To this black and white muldane world
Shine your light bright with your rain….booow

See the promise land the road leads into 
Your heart we are never apart
When you climb life's trails
Climb into my heart..there
You will be safe.. be not afraid

CHORUS

When there is dark clouds..
Remember the blue ones behind it
Don't fret when the storm blows over
You have my promise in the blue sky alright

CHORUS
Love you my Jesus.. thank you for the rainbow in my heart

copyrighted 2007 penny lapsley 


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A Call To Arms-Volume One

A call to arms has been issued and all the lyrical guns have been reissued
fierce fighting mothers handing out tissues to dab away at media blasted issues 
while the news just labels and cradles out the issues to misuse without paying 
dues and then we all lose yes i said we all lose while fighting towards the end

Because of men riddled with sin i think it's time to begin again with sentimental 
reason to treason. start rhyming again to turn away the seasons.  Why can't you 
stop, can't you see the beacons?  But oh no, hell no, here comes the saturated 
reasons spouting from our deacons to extinguish all the beacons.

A call to arms has beened released from our fathers that are burried and 
deceased.  Oh no, hell no, the wonders they never decease.  While problems 
they steadily increase time to pick a pocket and do away with that lease.  The 
poor man crying while the fat cat continues to fleece us, with mistrust, thinking 
we aren't tough.  but life gets hard and tough, the people they have had enough.  
So all the people they rise up and stand up, can't stop it up or break it up.  

When the crowd starts pumping, and the cities start thumping, with this lyrical 
something.  Maybe the teen mothers wold stop humping, but y'know something, 
when we wake up this has all been for nothing.  Because the city is a monster 
living in dumpsters, with parents in the house yelling at their kids upstairs, no 
wonder the nation is caught unawares.  We're all frightened by the nightmares, 
but do nothing when the beacons start to blare.  Looking up at empty hands as if 
to plead with the starving air.  Oh god, the answer was but now it's gone and I 
don't where.  Not even the gospels that are out there can tell me where.  But who 
cares?  With all the dope selling and the fathers that aren't there.  


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WARM RAIN GUSHES FROM THE BRIGHT SKY

Warm rain gushes from the bright sky,
to free all clouds of their heavy weight
and nourish everything below...
even the dry beak of a sparrow;
we didn't ask for it and yet
it came unexpectadly
to end our physical thirst...
another reminder of mercy!

The thirsty crows invade  
the drenched meadows,
once so dried-out and yellowed,
to resemble an arid desert;
water sustains life on this planet...
and allowes the low rivers to overflow
when winter can't bring any snow;
then...is all hope useless?

There'll be lots of  beautiful flowers this spring,
even those silent bells will joyfully ring;
a brighter sun will radiate... 
illuminating our path until evening:
so much joy in our singing,
a perfect time to meditate!

Warm rain gushes from the bright sky,
surprise sparkles in the unbeliever's eyes;
doubts make us unhappy and weak...
considering the dark side of things!
Vision makes us soar above the awesome stars, 
while despair causes our souls to die!   







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Beneath Heaven's Helix

~ Oh tender Heaven's Helix, ~

I wait for you on hilltop high!
The morning bulb has just awoke.
How shall you grace today's blue sky?

				The wind comes rushing fervently
				and marks the air with whistling rings.
				It brings forth waltzing butterflies
				with bright prismatic paper wings.

								They whirl about impulsively,
								not knowing that they've formed a line;
								and skipping in a blind parade,
								they twist about transparent spine.

				~ Oh regal Heaven's Helix, ~

				I wait for you by lakeside low!
				The flaming star has dimmed its light.
				What is it now that you will show?

The sky is filled with citric shades
and paints the pool an orange hue.
The pallid plane invites black wings
to dance along a massless screw.

				The pattern of these tainted doves         
				appears to be a braided bow.
				These ravens twirl with drunken glee,
				reflecting in the glass below.

								~ Oh joyous Heaven's Helix, ~

								I wait for you in pasture pure!
								The candle has been blown away
								to aid your luminescent cure.

				A pacifying zephyr lilts
				and from its breath come playful sprites.
				A gathering of fireflies
				encompass me with ivory lights.

They flicker all throughout the night
and cast on me their midnight-spell.
They wildly spin on magic wings,
just like a moonlit carousel.

				~ Oh sacred Heaven's Helix, ~

				I ask of you to bless this day,
				and carry those who choose to stay...
				beneath your fluttering spiral.


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Asking Questions

She pursed her lips together
and stared into my eyes
She asked me to tell her
what's on my mind.
I try to assure her
that everything's alright
but she knows that deep down
im hurting all the time.

Dark pasts and memories
are breaking barriers in
my head.
And like the deepest sea's
the invade every space and
spread.
She looks at me teary eyed
as she sees me upset
i know she wouldn't lie
but head finds it hard to 
except.

Asking these questions 
and i know it's not fair, not right
and im not trying to start a fight tonight.
Asking these questions
i know it's not fair or right
but i just want this to be alright.

She knows my history as her eyes
dart to the door,
of the hurtful women i knew before.
The wounds still so fresh in my mind
that it makes me break down in tears,
that a repeat performance, and then all
this would disappear.

She smiles at me and i smile back
at the woman who i do adore.
The one who took my heart and won't
drop it down on the floor.
She tells me she loves me and the
bad feelings fade away once again.
I hate that im this way
but i guess this is how i always
have been.

Asking these questions 
and i know it's not fair, not right
and im not trying to start a fight tonight.
Asking these questions
i know it's not fair or right
but i just want this to be alright.
I just need to know we're alright.


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TO LOVE MYSELF SO INTENSELY...

When life was given to me,
from the kindest mother
this ungrateful world ever knew,
I caught my first breath
as my tiny heart started to laugh;
that moment was ingrained in time,
instilled in that child's memory...
for countless years to pull me through,
reminding myself who got me on this safe shore!

To love myself so intensely...
is to honor her degnified memory,
others may have not been so lucky
to have had a mother who had
loved them so passionately;
I heeded her words, listened how she prayed...
even in suffering, she sought the presence of God,
the same God who has been testing a faith so bold!

My righteous mother was an image of holiness,
her pure heart despised ugliness...
a saint who will never be recognized,
and so unknown for her sacrifice!
She had the pity of Jesus's mother,
and the perseverance of a martyr;
had she be living in Nero's time,
she woud have died for Christ!

To love myself so intensely
is to be grateful to her immensely,
and consume that fervent love
in the same way she did;  no stories,
or ballads will be writtten about her...
to somehow remember her,
but with my loving poem everyone will know,
and come to realize that mothers dont' have
to be heroines to go down in History!


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Grand Kaleidoscope

The world's a grand kaleidoscope comprised of shuffled scenery. It shares its everlasting grace as we walk amongst its majesty. Green geysers sprout from earthen springs with herbal shards as ornaments. The blossoms of the world parade to the joy of floral increments. Somewhere wet winds from sunken skies are lapping at the copper shores, while boiling citric blood erupts from the depths of tawny mountain cores. Small sugar stars come shooting down from ivory puffs like joyous tears, and raging river rapids roar at the royal sky so crystal clear. A veil of sable feathers whisks across the evening's coral lake; the sparkling sprites of moonlit night promenade throughout its dusky wake. The choral cries of quadrupeds resound from caves and forests deep, while busy pinion-folk take wing to their nests where helpless hatchlings sleep. A searing guild of golden tongues cascades from mouths of ashen gales, and passive clouds of floating dew skim along the rugs of vernal vales. A school of silver shadows dance beneath cerulean sheets of glass, while frail auroral arthropods play amongst the rows of emerald grass. Somewhere a frozen pyramid is rising from a powdered sea, while bright prismatic tapestries serenade the heavens' purity. The world's a grand kaleidoscope, revolving, free from mortal strife. Can not we learn to cherish it, as we turn its fragile shades of life?


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lonely friends

I'm staring down a dirt road,
nothing for miles on either side of me.
I notice, I am alone.
Completly alone.
But alas I am not!
There is the wind, 
gracefully dancing about keeping me entertained.
And the earth,
strong and sturdy, there to catch me should I fall.
Then there are all the creatures, 
big and small, filled with more gossip than the trees, 
always there to keep my mind at ease.
How could I forget when they were there all along.
They've always been there helping me,
when ever I need them.
Some people are just blind to those kinds of things I suppose.
To consumed in all their own loneliness to 
remember whats just outside the door.
'Cause your never completly alone.


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White Walled Universe

They're nothing short of infinite,
these thoughts, these rich ideas of mine;
though, crippled in reality,
for which there is no parting line.

Because I cannot slip away
from that which is sustaining me,
I'll mask the concrete sky and earth
with thin, artistic ivory.

Though blank at first, these paper sheets
are much like panes of ductile glass,
reflecting everything I am,
as I control their supple mass.

The mind, much like a document,
can be erased--or worse, destroyed!
Although, I am exempt from such
when tending to my pearly void.

The creativity I house,
evolving even while I sleep,
will one day change the concrete world
with notions I have sown and reaped.

And so, imagination reigns;
it drizzles from a flimsy sky,
within my white walled universe
where kernel-concepts never die.


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I do not seek pity

You cannot know the depths and darkness I have seen
You do not know that challenges there have been
You do not know the heights of insanity I’ve seen
You do not know the road I’ve walked
You do not know how others talked
You do not know the shame I’ve hawked
I do not know what I have lost
I only know the paths I’ve had to cross
I do not seek pity
I bear it with humility
I wear it only within me
Others I cannot or will not envy
I face it alone
I do not seek pity
In the end everyone faces it alone
I laugh but have no pity
It was just meant to be


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PAINT THE SKY WITH STARS

The vast midnight blue 
Ready .............. 
Ready, for my stars too 

Reaching for my palette, 
no words needed................ 
I was all set 
This midnight sky seeded 

I painted the sky with stars 
Jupiter and Mars............. 
Saturn and its rings........ 
So many wondrous things 

Mercury and Pluto......... 
The beautiful Venus light, 
especially bright! 
Such heavenly bodies so! 

These stars I hold 
The stories they told! 
The midnight sky................ 
begins to unfold 

I painted the sky with stars 
Each one held a thought 
A special light 
This I wrought, 
to illuminate the night 

The Earth light 
A jewel so bright! 
No blue can compare 
to this colour ...so rare 

Uranus, so far from home 
Somehow not alone 
The Milky Way, 
an accidental brush at play 

I painted the sky with stars 
This deep blue 
Now, you can know it too 
Starlight................ 
Falls on you 


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A Place That Means So Much

Here is where I've spent many days
I've made many memories in many ways
I've learned an aweful lot about life
How to get through trial and dodge strife

Here I have spent a lot of time alone
I've tied my shoes and took care of my own
I started to reason, I began to think
Word after word I scribbled in ink

Years came, they passed, and I grew
There were piles of things I'd muddled through
I've gained strength; I've been taught how to stand
Sometimes I sink, but I'm walking on land

My Father showed me the beauty of the stars
I learned to appriciate His scars
I pondered the meaning of the universe
Then I remembered that this world's cursed

Reality drifted to distant
Time spun, lost it's track for an instant
I'm a single grain of sand on the beach
But the hairs of my head, the Lord knows each

I spent countless night on my back wide awake
Wondering what in this life I would partake
Then I'd close my eyes, I'd be satisfied
My Father has a plan, He'd be my guide

Through the woods I took long quiet walks
But the Lord was there, we'd have silent talks
Creation stood strong, it was all elite
The warm, moist ground welcomed my bare feet

Other evenings I'd sit around the fire
The flames were livewires reaching higher
And the grand, old trees hovered above
Here is where my heart was taught to love

I learned how to live and discovered God's plan
The world is a harvest field filled with man
I am a laborer of the King
One day everything will worship and sing

Many days I hold close as great memories
Those days at the camp hold my life's stories
Here I became who I am and for here my heart burns
Time goes by, but I know I'll return


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THE FAERIES OF HEARTSTONE

Small darting lights, 
through the whispering trees 
Through Heartstone 
Faerie flights 

A castle cannot be... 
Without a faerie 
Magic in the air 
What it all means, 
to you and me 

Lilting song 
from a Heartstone faerie 
Will touch you deep 
This where your heart does belong 

Love filled the air 
Music too 
Soft faerie light 
The colour, so rare 

Where it all began 
Lost in time 
The faeries found 
A land sublime 
The kings wrought 
A castle 
The faeries blessed the ground 

Through out the years 
Faeries were here, 
through laughter and tears 
Weddings 
The coming of the darkness 
Faeries,                                                                                                                                 
were always there 

Small darting lights 
Through the whispering trees 
Through me 
Filled me with colour 
If you could only see... 
The heartstone 
what can be


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Memories Of You

                            Not a touch,  just warmth  
 	                       From your hand next to mine.

	                    Not a smile,  just a
 	                       Glimmer in your eyes.

	                    Not a kiss,  just a 
 	                       Playful wink in passing.

	                    Not an aroma,  just the
	                       Wind whispering your name.

	                    Not an embrace,  just a
	                       Light brush against me.
 
	                    Not an image,  just a 
	                       Fleeting reminiscence of you.

                            Memories of you,  though fading
	                       Will never disappear.


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THE WEST WIND PRINCE

Far in the West, 
over the blue sea 
Was the home of the West Wind Prince 
Who's crown, the colour of sunset 
The colour you would agree, 
The most beautiful since......... 
The Tapestries had been blessed 

The soft brown hair, 
with a crown , 
The colour of sunset 
This Princes' eyes........... 
The blue before the sun going down 

The wind so cool, 
The wind so strong........ 
The West Wind Prince............ 
Sailing along. 

Fresh and sweet 
This wind.......... 
This Prince...... 
The Princess he would like to wed 
The West Wind to the castle it led 

For the Kingdom of the West 
The Sunset Crown 
Worn when the earthlight goes down 
Such light! 
The West Wind Prince yearns for the light 

For the Sunset Crown........ 
So bright! 
Needs a Princess........... 
To stop the light going down, 
by being by his side 
The starlight 
To illuminate the night, 
when the sun does hide 

To the Great Hall, 
onwards he sped 
The Princess of Stars......... 
He wished to wed 
The wind cool and strong 
The Princes' heart to fall 
The Princes' heart did belong 


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One mans waste the Creators gift

White trash, or black trash they say how do you not
know that he isn't white, black or red, you his treasure
you to the depths of sea he would go for you his
forlorn child, you he thinks of poor know your not
it isn't good to have all the peals and diamonds 
or money toil isn't is good for the Golden years
you have done nothing he has seen before you
can't shock him, my child or adult, to come so
far to say Hi to earth, he had nothing, you
are no ones trash but his gift. Happy brithday
to all his orphans and merry verily he says
happy hoildays of all cultures.


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THE MOUNTAIN

Stone crops flash by me, 
blur of speed 

Flick of wing,turn of beak, 
the hunt is on 
for the prey I seek 

Spears of rock 
are my home 

This magnificent mountain 
strewn with scree 
capped by frost 
ringed by tree 

Rising high,it stands alone, 
granite buttresses 
keep it company 

Planes of rock make me twist and turn, 
complex flying I must learn 
to circumnavigate this world of stone 

Timeless unchanging mountain, 
my home in cool,crisp air 

Wind whispering, 
call me invitingly to the search 
for I am the Hawk of this mountain 

A mountain i know well 
for it is living breathing stone, 
my place ,my home 

Scent of pine  fills me 
as i scan for prey 
Blur of speed on rock 
endless scree 

My mountain,my home, 
this is no solitary life 
for I am not alone 

Weathered rock,clean air 
scent of green 
are my companions 
not always seen 

Spears  of stone reach for sky, 
turn of wing I fly by 
complex flying 
rock sighing 

This mountain stands alone , 
my hunting ground,my home 
strewn with scree, 
capped with frost, 
ringed by tree 


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SUMMER'S SHOWERS FOR TENDER HANDS

Summer's showers for tender hands
stretching out to rainy skies...not thundering,
stunningly doomed by silence;
thankful hands showing gratitude:
pure love flowing from the smallest heart...
to rapidly move and thrill us
with its sincere feeling
and bring us back to that lost fortitude!

The wistling train rushes and winds through
the fertile plain sorrounded by misty hills,
the attentive adolescent  follows it 'till it vanishes;
he'll make great strides to achieve his goals 
and build a foundation that no one will ever undue,
whomever awaits fortune...doesn't have any dreams!

Summer's showers for tender hands...
for someone showing genuine happiness;
and he's desirous to know
the meaning of everything:
from the smaller things to the greatest things...
his knowledge must extend and grow
until his curiousity runs low!
What others despise,he adores...
when innocence is a reflection of purity,
many detest it with animosity!

Another train returns to the foggy town...
a town so lonely and without sun;
the jeering boy waves at someone,so familiar,
smiling beyond an open window...
someone who inspires him to dare:
to steadly feed his fervent ego...
to enhance his insatiable aspirations
that'll bring him greatness tomorrow!

Summer's showers for tender hands
that hold nothing within their grasp...
and need fond hopes and assurance;
a strinkingly handsome lad
catching butterflies with one hand...
a captor who fundles them as babies
and  sets them free to spring up 
to the illimitable,idle skies!

The joyous adolescent trots along
 the immense flowers' fields
humming his favorite song...
picking up one of each kind:  clover,
daisy,pansy and violet...
to give them to the one he loves more; 
he finally stops to make
a simple wish with open eyes:
to live a life full of promise
and make those good choices...
to let nothing stand between him
and his priced freedom!


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A rendezvous with hope

I’m sad to see you going any time this year,
after those years that we’ve been together;
we’ve formed relationships in various settings
like a treasure trove in human understanding.

  It’s a hybrid of sorts, an enriching experience,
  a victory that sounds like an interaction;
  day after day brings to birth God’s invitation,
  love one another as his major criterion.

Along with the wounds of being human,
God’s grace abounds in monstrous proportions;
the path that leads to answer his calling
makes sense in deeds that say human actions.

  To comb out from our nitty-gritty life,
  those living verses of perseverance;
  heaps of struggles that we’ve gone through
  yet, we’ve stood still and face another day.

With Christ as our center, hope and inspiration,
we’ve promised to keep that we’ll meet again
that someday towards springtime in our lives
our quest for reconnecting will bring us one.


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A MESSAGE SENT

One smile 
to her... 
Message sent 

One touch 
to him... 
Message sent 

One look 
an open book... 
Message sent 

Such a lonely world, 
yet billions of messages sent 
Everyday... 
What they meant 
What they should 
What they say 

Reach out today, 
a message to send 
To a lonely one, 
family, 
a friend 
What you can say 

Such warmth, 
to travel far, 
in a heart star 
In a message, 
sent to you 
Given today 

A message sent... 
For you... 
For me... 
What it all meant 


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JEWEL

Carved and polished by the sea 
Sparkling too 
Jewels of every hue, 
lay on the beach for me 

Blues and greens 
Sunset reds 
Golden yellows 
Amethysts too 

Such lustrous light, 
glowed on the beach 
Filled the night 
Such colours, loving bright 

For each jewel... 
Is a facet of you 
I picked a blue, 
golden yellow , for joy 
Amethyst for love, 
sunset red for passion too 

Jewels of every hue 
Jewels for me 
Jewels for you, 
sparkling too 


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NAMAQUA DAISY

Shadows lengthen, 
rust red deepens 
This dune, 
hidden soon 

Night to take 
This flower lake 

Namaqua sand 
Namaqua land 

Daisy yellow 
Namaqua mellow 

Dawn sky brightens 
Daisy colour lightens 
Flowers awake, 
on this vast flower lake 

Dusty land 
Daisy land 

Daisy yellow 
Namaqua mellow 
Flowers showing 
Daisy yellow flowing 

Vast blue african sky 
Namaqua daisy flourishes 
Rich red earth 
African rain nourishes 

Namaqua blue skies 
The yellow daisy lies 
This vast flower lake 
To make your heart ache 


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THE WARM BLUE SEA

This warm blue sea........ 
that carried me 
Carried me to you 
This warm blue sea 
Was meant to be 

This wave that carried me ashore, 
to that distant golden beach 
It carried me to you......... 
We are in each others' reach 

The warm blue sea, 
covering the naked me 
The warm blue sea 
Carried me.............. 
Carried me........... 
to you 

The warm blue sea, 
has a message too 
It is carrying me......... 
Into the intimate you 

You waited on golden sand...... 
Watching the warm blue sea 
Waiting for the naked me, 
passion fanned 
Wanting the naked me 

The warm blue sea........ 
Touched you 
Touched me 
You wanted me 
You needed me too 


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What is a wife

A wife is a woman, loving and true,
A wife is a woman, that woman is you.

A wife is so special, so take care of her,
A wife is so special, for she’s always there.

A wife will support you, in all that you do.
A wife will support you, your whole life through.

You are my wife, and I’m happy to say,
That I love you more, with each passing day.

I Love you Marie


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DREAMT OF WORLDS (my 600th poem)

When I started...
This journey had just begun
It is not about me
It is where I am going
Over land
Over sea
Another sun

The books of the mind
Continually opened
Such beautiful things poured through
More than I could ever find

It is about the heart,
and all it contains
For the books of the mind
Are only part
Of what I can find

It has just begun
I travel like a star
For, I have left this galaxy
Left this sun

I dreamt of worlds
Seasons..
Colours too..
Love..
Light..
You..


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MY GRANDMOM MRS DELLA

My grandmom was a good woman in her time she was born in the depression error the daugter 
of sharecroppers in the deep south of Ms of clinton in the country she didn't finish school she 
clean schools for living it was a job the biggest job was taken care of other people kids I'm one 
of them cause the way she did it was a blessing by being handicapped I was her joy of life by 
getting me up to go to school church to my doctors visit every month she clean other peoples 
houses she gave good avice to people who need it she was there for every body the things that 
she talked me is how to make it in the world on your own when other people is not there for you 
I'm teaching my son the things she was telling me then and now


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I felt. ( written in 1989.)

Hello my fair weather friend,
  nice to see you again.
Lost the gleam in my eye,
  felt my soul had died.
Felt my anger turn to rage,
  Felt I was once again in a cage.
Felt my heart get torn in two,
  And around me was no you.
I wanted to run and hide,
   Instead sat alone and cried.
I felt no power in my hands,
  Felt as if I was sinking in the sand.
I shaded my eyes from the bright sun,
  And spoke to no one.
Then you fell,
  To you I have so much to tell.
I know you`ll only stay a while,
  but my friend you made me smile.
I know I will fill you on your next passing,
  For my love of rain is ever lasting.   


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Mountain Splendor

They pierce the heavens
  Like many fine breasts
Some are powdered white
  While others be bare
Yet all spring forth
  The essence to support life
Creating the many valleys
  The Plains and rivers spread out before
With much anticipation
  I begin to scale thee
When at last visions of grandeur fill the eye
  Revealed, which were hidden
Till at last I have conquered thee
  Envisioning the splendor God made
Which is spread out before
  Now at last I am blessed to see


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THE FINDING

The Eagles of Shadowfire and Heartstone 
Mighty wings spread 
Not missing a beat 
Onwards they sped 

For a Heartstone Eagle 
Finding its' home 
Made it stronger 
Soar higher 
Fly longer 

Through the night 
Navigating by stars and Faerie light 
Aided by a fair south wind, 
they entered the lands of mist and magic 

The mist closed in 
The Eagles' feathers grew brighter 
Like a travelling star 
They sped across 
They have come so far.... 
Soon it grew lighter... 

A gentle descent, you see 
They broke through the mist 
Below a forest of green.. 
Could this be the Whispering Trees? 

Hidden for so long... 
The Whispering Trees 
Ever looked upwards 
Searching for eagles 
That soared in the breeze 

To see eagles above 
Created such a murmur 
A joyful bending of canopies 
For the time had come, 
to renew the bonds of love 

Leaves glowed too 
Fiercely green 
The forests were alive and strong 
For they knew... 
A King and Queen 
One day to return 
Fill the air with magic 
For, they waited so long 

The forest opened wide, 
and in its' heart 
Lay the Castle Heartstone 
Waiting by its' side 

Magic filled the air 
The Castle, beautiful down below 
Sculptured in stone 
Down, they swooped, down they fell 
Landing by the Great Hall 
Nothing had changed at all 
The Whispering Trees 
Hid a castle so well 
now, they were never alone 


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THE FAERIE SONG

The Faeries played the songs.......... 
Such musical beauty filling all 
Lilting melodies............ 
Musical light............. 
Softly through the night 

The music of the Faeries 
Drifting through............. 
The Whispering Trees 
The branches sway.......... 
To what the Faeries play 
The song known to all............. 
The Four Elements 
The Seasons 
The Winds 
The Faeries 
The Flowers 
The Magic 
The Stars 
The Heartstone that glows in the Great Hall 

The precious song 
The precious music 
Filling you......... 
With the love of all things, 
and the joy it brings 
The Heartstone ,so true 
Living too, 
all around 
The Faerie sound 

For, some things touch you deep 
The Faeries from Castle Heartstone 
The music that they play 
Inward to seep 
This is the way of all things........... 
The magic to keep 


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One mans waste the Creators gift

White trash, or black trash they say how do you not
know that he isn't white, black or red, you his treasure
you to the depths of sea he would go for you his
forlorn child, you he thinks of poor know your not
it isn't good to have all the peals and diamonds 
or money toil isn't is good for the Golden years
you have done nothing he has seen before you
can't shock him, my child or adult, to come so
far to say Hi to earth, he had nothing, you
are no ones trash but his gift. Happy brithday
to all his orphans and merry verily he says
happy hoildays of all cultures.


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SENTINEL TOWER

Majestic and high 
A lair for eagles, 
in which they did dwell 
Piercing the sky 
A tower... 
The sentinel 

Every day at dawn 
The flight of an eagle to be seen 
In a pink sky 
Above forests of green 

For these wings guard our land 
Golden eyes, so keen 
On golden sand 
Above forests of green 

Spreading wing 
Upon sentinel tower 
A Shadowfire eagle, rising 

To feel the wind on the rampart... 
Sentinel tower 
Flexing of golden wing 
Mighty hunter at heart 
Eagles cry, piercing 


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THE SMILE OF A MONA LISA

The real-life picture of mom,
hanging in the neat and cosy living-room
gleams like the smile of Mona Lisa;
her hazel,cheerful eyes radiate
when there isn't enough light to compensate,
her brown hair  matches the red gardenia
in the rosy,intrinsic background,
hiding a mistery yet to be found..

If Leonardo Da Vinci created that painting
to satisfy his self-gratification,
I invent words,in a different time,
to describe her gracefullness 
with a deserved adulation;
a mother who never achieved great awards
or prouded herself of independence;
love,patience,endurance and indisputable faith
were the virtues that made her so unique,
and none of those implied criticism...

Very often when I'm overtaken by sadness,
she towers over me like an impregnable fortress:
with the confident smile of a Mona Lisa,
so spontaneous without a sign of malice...  
to break the silence of an unspoken voice;
to inspire and motivate me again with thoughts
that lay dormant until they awake again
on the battered waves of my imagination...  


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WATERY GOLD

Loving flow 
Golden glow 
Water flow 
Sun so 

Light reflecting, 
on water so 
Golden glow 
Sun deflecting 

Water of gold 
Golden so 
Water flow 
Sun so 

Golden flow 
Your loving so 
I know......... 
Like the water below 
the sun glow 

Watery gold 
My loving so 
Your love flow 
Me........,to hold 

Watery gold 
Sun glow 
You........... 
To hold 
Loving me so 


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Because You Touched Me

LORD, I am weak but not unable to perceive I am nothing.
      I have no strength beside thee, I burden myself with heavier loads 
and everyday it seems I fall further and further from thy Grace, but, 
You carry me through. All I need is You everyday,
                                 Because You touched me!

LORD, I have failed thee, I follow my heart and fall real deep.
      My heart alone is fragile, deceitful, and weak and I cannot trust it,
it seems I can't find my way around in this valley of fog, but,
You stand always with me and together we walk hand in hand,
                                  Because You touched me!

LORD, You rescued and saved my dyeing heart that I could not save.
      You are my only source of light, You open my eyes to see the truth before me.
You've given me Your steady heart to trust while my world churns on this
pilgrim journey. You shed Your light on every path, right and left,
                                   Because You touched me!

LORD, I look within as if to hide me, but see only darkness inside me.
      I have nothing to offer thee, for all I have is thine, today is another day,
clouds will block my view but Your Grace and Love shines right through.
Just one more day and I shall enter into Your rest,
                                  Because You touched me!

(c) April 8, 2006                                            Rosemarie Schrock


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THE SOUTH WIND PRINCE

Soft golden hair, 
the wind, so fine 
The sun does always shine, 
on a Prince, so fine 

Soft blow , 
through cupped hands 
The warm wind, 
spreads it's light 
through the lands 

The Prince of the South Wind............ 
The crown ,like the sun 
Gold and bright, 
lives in South land light 

Warm and light so, 
The Faeries did follow......... 
Bathed the Prince, 
in golden glow 

He walked on through , 
the walled garden too 
Passed the sundial, 
to the Great Hall 
To see the Tapestries........ 
To sit a while............. 

The sun shone 
on the Great Hall 
Golden light did fall 
on the Princes's hair 
The wind ,so fair 

The Faerie tapestry 
especially welcoming 
Tiny glowing lights found 
On the Princes's crown 

The Prince had great love inside 
for, within the castle wall 
What he loved most of all 
The Flower Princess 
Whom he wanted as his bride 

For the wind, 
warm and light 
Flowers on a breeze 
Such colour,so bright 
The scent, 
a delight 


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THE REEF

The unceasing roar 
Surf and coral, 
hitting the shore 

This underwater show 
This blaze of colour, 
roar of surf.... so 

Coral reef home, 
so many fish, 
blue sea foam, 
this is my wish............ 

This living  breathing reef, 
surrounded by sea so blue 
Living breathing jewel, 
you want to be it too 

Crashing of sea, 
exploding white foam 
I want this to be my home 
Mighty blue sea 
This reef........ 
exploding foam 

Rush of water, 
through the coral 
Small fish dart 
Multicoloured streaks, 
natures' freaks 

This roar of colour, 
sealed in blue 
Deep down, 
Neptunes' crown 

This surf of white, 
hitting golden sand 
Sun,so bright 
This colour ,you understand 
Sealed in blue, 
rich too.......... 

Rhythmic roar 
The colour you saw 
Living breathing reef, 
underwater leaf 

This moving swell, 
coral reef does dwell 
Sealed in sea of blue, 
underwater paradise 
Dive with me too 

This brief escape, 
weightless in coral sea 
This magnificent waterscape, 
brilliant green  underwater leaf 
that is part of............... 
The reef 

Electric blue fish dart about 
other creatures, 
their colour does shout 
Ceasless flow, 
upon this reef 
Coral sea, 
let us go below 
for, we love it so 

Pink and green, 
purple and red 
the brightest you have ever seen 
blue and yellow 
where have you been? 

This reef encircles me, 
crown of coral 
Sealed by blue sea 
Here lies the moral, 
Neptunes' son...... you see 
natures' son doesn't quarrel 


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Love

Love that dies is never alive,
no matter how much you strive.

If you desire love to survive,
then you must know no strife.

Reach out and touch Gods outstretched hand,
He'll hold it securely in His near to His heart.

Love never dies, 
it is alive and forever will be!

(c) August 22, 2006  Rosemarie Schrock


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DREAMY SOFT LIGHT

This ethereal glow, 
I feel on my face 
and deep in my heart so 

This soft light, 
changes me so, 
filling me with inner glow. 
My thoughts bright 

I rise with the light, 
turning slowly round, 
tip of fingers bright, 
swirling light abound 

This dusty lightstream, 
I leave below, 
full of golden dream, 
I had long ago 

A flick of wrist 
sends golden dust far 
further than any shooting star. 
These are the things I have missed 

To travel in a blink of an eye, 
to your favourite place 
in a blaze of white light 
and not wonder why, 
is a state of grace 

This soft golden glow, 
deep inside, 
far below, 
for I have tried 
and now bursting free, 
for it can only be me 

This innner glow 
of soft light,I embrace 
this love ,fills me so 
for I see your face 

Do not concern, 
for I have left this place 
and will not return, 
for soft light,I embrace 

For now,I am that glow, 
that I dreamt long ago. 
Golden sun and moon beam, 
I am that dream 


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SO SOFT, THE NIGHT FELL

SO SOFT, THE NIGHT FELL 

So soft, the night fell, 
I missed twilight 
A canopy of stars, 
upon my head did dwell 

Glorious night!, 
welcomed me 
Such stars! 
Such moonlight! 

The moon rose high, 
such quiet beauty 
I tracked its' passage 
in a star laden sky 

There is more here... 
Than  the eye can follow 
Than the eye can see 

So softly, did the night fall, 
a sunset passed 
Night and day never last 
The moon,the stars... 
Held me in awe 


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THE STAR CATCHER

In the limitless of me 
I caught a star 

I made my way , 
through the universe 
Another day 
Another constellation too 

I am a star catcher 
Stars, caught 
Stars, let go 
Such worlds I know 

Such stars, 
breathed their light over me 
Filled me with magic 
Let me see 

In the limitless of me 
Star catcher am I ! 
The colours flowed through, 
in a midnight sky 

The places I have been 
The places I have seen 
I want you to see... 
The catcher in me 

I can find you, 
for, you are a star 
Caught in me 
Colours too 

Through my universe 
Watching stars burn 
Watching stars shimmer 
Catching stars 
For, now it is your turn


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Look for The Light

Walked out this morning
And couldn’t help but see
The sky blackest of black
Everything seemed lifeless
Yet years down the road
This lesson would be priceless
Before now it had seemed
This country was frightless

There is no sign of the sun
Not even a ray of light
So many just stood there

Mesmerized by the sight

Vast numbers of people
Thought the moment
Had come once at last
Where this world disappears
Into one mighty blast

Draining life
All would be dead
Even whether we put up a fight
Many predicted 
This time would come

Yet many failed to notice
The beauty of the sun
People had forgotten
What life was about,
Now panic stricken
They uncontrollably shout
Words of meaning
Far below none
Yet they still not notice
The power of the sun


In the deepest

The darkest
The lowest of times
 One must believe 
          The sun WILL shine	

For in the darkest of moments
There is light somewhere
Just so long as your emotions 
Don’t run into despair


There is no such existence
Of this so called future called fate
For your future is only
That which you make


So if you have fallen 
Into a lightless inferno
Just use sheer will power
The light is destined to show



Michael Harris 2/6/06
A tribute to al Americans that died on 9-11, an all of our armed forces of today 
and all throughout our countries
Prestigious history. 


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RAINBOW

Rainbow.......... 
Falling colour so 
Deepest violet and blue 
Indigo, 
to show 
Orange and yellow too 
Colour bright 
The children of the light 

Falling rain so 
Falling colour so................ 

rainbow 

Golden sun, 
falling rain 
This magic, 
becomes bright 
Children of the light,............. 
to reveal colour heaven 

Red and green arcing too 
Circle of seven 
Joined to make white 
Bright light 
Combined through 
this colour heaven 

Children of the light 
Rainbow bright 
Colour insight 
Circle of seven 
Made in heaven 

Circle of seven........ 
To reveal........... 
Colour heaven 
You cannot conceal 
Colour delight 
Children of the light 


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A BEAUTIFUL SKY, SO RED

A BEAUTIFUL SKY , SO RED 

A beautiful sky, so red 
Clouds 
Scattered as far as the eye can see 
Words cannot be said 
A beautiful sky, 
for me 

I looked up, 
to a beautiful sky, so red 
To be a cloud 
Yet, I am down here instead 

The sun painted its' colour 
beautiful and red 
throughout the sky 

A beautiful sky, so red 
melted away 
Dark blue 
Some say... 
Transformed the day, 
to something new 

The sky darkened 
Night was here instead 
To steal the light.... 
of a beautiful sky,  so red 

I have become a night 
Lost in starlight 
Onwards I sped, 
to find a beautiful sky , so red 


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Young Girl Part 2

They say, “Young girl, please don’t cry.
It will be ok if you just dry your eyes.
Write it down. Just let it out.
Tell the world what your tears are about.”

I say, “No thanks. You won’t listen to me.
These tears that keep on falling mean more than you see.
They fall because of knowledge and doubt.
I know the world doesn’t want to know what they’re about.”

They say, “Young girl, tell me what you mean.”
I say, “No thanks. You’ll just push me away.”
They say, “Young girl, don’t be scared. I’m right here.”
I say, “No thanks. These tears don’t fall due to fear.”

They say, “Young girl, please don’t cry.”
I say, “No thanks. I’ll let them fall from my eyes.”
They say, “Young girl, what’s this all about?”
I say, “I’ve learned the pain that this world dishes out.”

They say, “Young girl, you don’t understand.
You are too young. You still need someone to hold your hand.”
I say, “No thanks. I’ll walk on my own.
I’ve learned more than you, and you claim to be grown.”

They say, “Young girl, you better bite your tongue.
You are far to immature and you are far too young.”
I say, “No thanks. You can think what you want.
I’ll learn through experience and not what you taught.”

They say, “Young girl, don’t you cry.”
As I turn around and tell them all, “Goodbye.”
They say, “Young girl, where are you headed to?”
I say, “I’m off to see the world, then I’ll come back to you.”


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Dear God Help Us Not See In Color

The world today has so much hatred 
No virtues, nothing is held sacred 
Everyone lives next to strangers, they never get to know 
In apartments condos above or below 
All of us bleed red, you are all my sisters and brothers 
Dear God help us not see in color 
When we see cultures, a lot of times 
We tend to think only the bad in our minds 
We can learn a lot from our children to accept people for who they are 
Our racial tensions should be put away in a shatterproof jar 
Predjudices should be buried in the ground, just like our ancestors next to one 
another 
We have got to stop seeing each other in color 
Never mind the stranger on the bus sitting next to you 
If that person suddenly collapsed, what would you do 
If you take the time to say hello, get to know him or her 
Life should not be lived in a cold uncaring blur 
Love for our fellow humans should not be kept under cover 
Let's all strip away the color


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Hammer to the Nail

You of all people pass judgment on me 
Look through my eyes and see what I see 
Start picking up what I'm putting down 
Brush yourself off, plant your feet back on the ground 
As long as you keep trying and don't quit, you can never fail 
It's a simple rule it's the hammer to the nail 
Don't always follow like a bunch of lost sheep 
You can dig yourself out, no matter how deep 
Be a front runner, pave the way 
Keep your dreams intact, don't let them go astray 
If you fall off the beaten path, just blaze a new trail 
It's a simple rule, it's the hammer to the nail 
Greet each day with a warming embrace 
Neve believe the old cliche, right time, right place 
You have the strongest influence on your own destiny 
You have to work at it, nothing great comes easy 
Be tougher than life, sometimes it puts you through hell 
It's a simple rule, it's the hammer to the nail


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SUNS' GLOW

A Dawn to remember
A suns’ soft glow
Rising in the east
A colour flow
Tracking west
Across the sea

A brightening sky
Pushed the night
In to the west
Pink and red
The sun to fly

A suns’ glow
Upon the ocean
That touched
A Shadowfire
A colour flow


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The Brothers, Jo

Standing there before the air,

A brother stood on high.

I remember the day,

When he couldn’t play,

And they forced him,

to say Good-bye.

Sold was He, to captivity,

And seeding the deed,

brother Jealousy.

But brothers know and

Those Brothers, Jo..?

They chose, just not to sea.

Looking now, two forgive,

Seeing how, they wish to live,

Knowing now, of what they did.

And standing there, seeing care,

A Brother stood on High.

I remember the day,

He forgave their way,

And loved them, under the sky.

It took a while, a test, a trial,

But Brothers once again.

From up on High, up near the Sky,

The Sun-shine in just then…


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The Monk

White space. Where am I now?
No place. I'm awake somehow?
Know sounds, in the air around.
So I'll walk... On know ground.

"... 155..."
~Am I alive? I hear later on.
"... I gave you a song..."
~So, I walked. My middle is Long.
"Dragon..."
~Did I speak to you Snake?


White space. Where am I now?
No place. I'm awake somehow?
Know sounds, in the air around.
So I walked. Onto know ground.

Hey. You. Olld man there...
Where'd you come from?
"...speak your question, little one."
Do I dare? Was I here...?

He was content to take his Time.
I stood there, silencing my mind.

Then.Motion. Out of no motion,
His hand came round, from around,
left side, and through his dark eyes,
White.Paper flies....

And stunned was I, step back to dye.
No, lept! I cried! His eyes! I wept!
Steadfast. Straight past, fixed,
to the sun was I, in the midnight
glide while the stars fell by...
And in the light... his white,
Paper.Butterflies from the skies.

Stars.
Then silence.
I turn again.
So still til then. This old man.
He changed my Time.
He played the knic nac,
with the pretty kitty cat,
he played the switch.back,
with my mind...
"... I'm the Monk..." he said,
" and you're the bow tie, This Time.Love"


Noted:
Missed.Print.
To assume, the Lady would have given her ear to a snake again....
was too, simply assumed. ~We need two ears to fly with.Dragon~Sang.The Lion.
We learn first, the right time.
We painted it fuzzy, to reMind...

"And we ;pLay, all day Long..."


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As

Can you see
Can you feel 
Should you know what is
I know 
One day 
The world can change
The heart can lie
The heart will lie
WOULD YOU EVER KNOW NOW ....WHAT COULD I SAY 
I FEEL THAT YOUR WORDS ARE NOT WHAT YOU PRAY
STOP THIS NOW
STOP THIS NOW
You should have seen the world thats in front of you
All you think is not for me
But we are both in this same head
Show me the way
my world has sorounded you
only my world will change if you let it not be the same


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A KING AND A QUEEN

Autumn leaves swept away
The snow fell steadily
The whispering trees, quiet so
A world of white
A castle,
wrapped in snow

Darkest night,
illuminated by streams of light
From Castle Heartstone
The Winter Queen...
Not alone

King of Fire,
filled the room
Light,
banished the gloom
The Winter Queen..
His desire

Such is the seasons
The nature of things
Precious times
Stars burning fire
Winter night
Burning bright

A King and a Queen
Such forces of nature,
wield such passion
Beauty of snow
The flames,
flicker so

This is Castle Heartstone
Love, in the deepest way
Even in winter snow
you can feel its' glow

These immense stone walls,
radiated warmth
From turrets to stairs,
you can feel within
The fire, flares

Winters' night
with a King
Warm and bright
Winters' day,
with a Queen
Such beautiful light,
where the snow lay

Autumn leaves
Gold and red flame,
swept away
A Queen,
to return...
on a winters' day

A King...
must let go...
A Queen
The ending of winter snow


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THE BRAMBLE ROSE

Deep in summer wood 
where beauty grows 
This garden, 
home of the bramble rose 

This high wall 
bordered in pink 
The bramble rose, 
high above us all 

Soft ferns of jade 
This green,                                                                                                                       
does not fade 
Hidden delights to be seen 

Delicate blooms with petals of pink 
nestle with flowers of deep yellow 
Such colour, makes you blink 
Fills you with wonder so 

Moss covered stone, 
gentle trickle of stream 
I am alone 
In the garden of my dream 

Blue butterflies abound 
Hear the bird song, 
all around 
Soft hum of  bees, 
through the trees 

The bramble rose 
encircles the dell 
How wonderful is grows, 
by the old well 

The soft scent 
from the bramble rose 
Its' pastel pink flower, 
enriches me so, 
as I sit beneath this shady bower 

This garden seat 
beneath bramble rose 
Away from the heat, 
leave behind your woes 

Sit back and enjoy, 
hum of bees through the trees, 
Colours to make you blink 
from flowers yellow and pink 
Deep in summer wood 

This garden, 
deep in summer wood, 
where beauty grows 
Home of the bramble rose 


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Unconventional God

the One Omnipotent God

does unconventional things

and many out there agree

until they find out that it means

His ways are passed finding out

but if we will simply obey

the world will see what God does

and hear what God has to say



{Bridge}

So who directs God's Spirit to do as they feel 

He's the One who leads and guides and goes where He wills

Teaching us as we follow Christ we become unpredictable

Getting to know Him, doing exploits, strong and unconventional 



Would you do what Jesus did?

Would you say what Jesus said?

If you could see and hear your Father

Be so unpredictable

Would you do it how He did it?

Would you say it how He said it?

If you could see and hear your Father

Be so unconventional  [Chorus]



those full of the Spirit of God

do unconventional things

and many out there agree

until they find out that it means

His thoughts are not their thoughts

His ways are not their ways

and those God directs perform

and speak like Jesus does and says


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ON THE SUNLIGHT SEA

This love, magically so 
Makes us free, 
together, 
golden glow, 
on the sunlight sea 

This energy I feel, 
as I take the wheel 
I now know 
what is means, to be free, 
for sunlight sea, 
makes it so 

This light air 
on the sunlight sea 
blows so fair 
for you and me 

A sea of azure, 
in golden light 
a lovers' touch, 
love so pure 
Our delight 

This brilliant white sail 
carries you and I 
for our love cannot fail 
on this golden trail 

This magical sea, 
so blue 
Sailing with you, 
is everything to me 

On the sunlight sea, 
everything comes true, 
especially for you and me 
All our dreams, 
such delicate golden streams, 
are what makes us free 

On the sunlight sea 
Where our love can be 
This golden place, 
upon deep blue 
The love,....I see in your face 
can only be true, 
on the sunlight sea 

This golden light 
on a sea so bright 
A sea so blue, 
all my dreams' 
in delicate golden streams 
have come true 

My love for you 
on a sea of blue 
is what is meant to be 
on the sunlight sea 


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A Little Gilley

As I overlooked an orchard 
                            From my window up above
                       I send to you a room full of roses  
                            For I'm a fool for your love
                        So darlin won't ya stand by me 
                    And let's get lost in paradise tonight
                              Put your dreams away 
                   And there shall be no more lonely nights
                      Come stroll with me under the neon city lights 
                                 For that's all that matters
                                    In a true love ways 
                                Lord every waking hour 
                            She's pulling me back again
               For a headache tomorrow or a headache tonight 
                 Come on and  just bring it on home to me
                            For love you don't know me 
                       And don't all the girls get prettier 
                                  at closing  time tonight 
                                         



Tribute To Mickey Gilley
And another song working on LOL


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Young Girl Part 1

They say, “Young girl, don’t cry.
It’ll be ok if you just dry your eyes.
Write it down. Just let it out.
Tell the world what your tears are all about.”

I say, “No thanks. I’m fine.
I’ll be ok later. Just let me cry.
Let my tears wash this away.
I’m not ready to express my pain.”

They say, “Young girl, hold your tongue.
You’ll understand it all after it is done.
But as of now, you don’t understand.
You shouldn’t speak about that which you don’t comprehend.”

I say, “No thanks. You’ve got me wrong.
I understand more than words to my favorite song.
I see the tears streaming down your face,
And I understand because I’m in that place.”

They say, “Young girl, here’s a pen and pad.
Write down what we say so you will understand.
I know you have ideas of the things you see.
But the reasons behind them aren’t always as they seem.”

I say, “No thanks. I’ll learn on my own.
I don’t need the help of someone already grown.
I’ve got to learn these things alone.
Just like you once learned the same things on your own.”

They say, “Young girl, please listen to me.
You can’t simply say it and expect it to be.
There are problems you’ll face that are greater than you.
And when they come up, what are you going to do?”

I say, “No thanks. I’ll experience things.
I know that if I say it, it won’t always be.
But I know that inside of me
Lies the power to face anything.”

They say, “Young girl, stay where you are.
Through experience alone you won’t go very far.
Some things are bigger than you should face.
What will you do when you find yourself in that place?”

I say, “No thanks. I know more than you think.
The things of the world aren’t greater than what is in me.
You see, within me lies belief and strength.
Those are all I need to get through any place.”


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Lover of My Soul

I have found
The Lover of My Soul
His name is Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
Oh Jesus- Jesus loves my soul  

I have found
The One who makes me whole
His name is Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
Oh Jesus- Jesus makes me whole

I have found
The Lord is in control
His name is Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
Oh Jesus- Jesus take full control

I have found
The Lover of My Soul
His name is Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
Oh Jesus- Jesus loves my soul  


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Dancing In The Streets

Come on come on  everybody bounce bounce bounce with me
I am a hot stepper can't nobody hold me down so set me free
Everbody  Jam Jam upon sugar hill 
let your step be on a maximun overdrive skill
Quit Quit crying in the rain 
Po folks downing purpil pills with cheap champagne
Seen my girl on T.V 
looking starry eyed and a little dizzy dizzy
Come on Come on let's keep it up 
let the whole world keep filling our cup
Rumble rumble in the jungle 
let this magic wand not let you stumble
This ghetto love got to get it  
Westside Eastside let's see it fit
For your going to fly now  
like a sweet escape electric salsa fowl
No more football on T.V.
hit the streets a dance you shall see
Got to get one more time  
try and keep up with this rhythm and rhyme
Hate it or love it  I'm going to be alright 
just stay with me just one more night
If ya getting down 
I'll be there to wipe that frown
Don't cry tonight 
Mr. Wendle luv you better with your runaway fiddle
So here we go once again
 dancing and grooving 
to a life on the streets  spin






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The Good One

To be thoughtful of your soul
Is only paralleled by your goal
You were brought here to be living
Enhancement of our world

We can give you the time, we try to get the cure
You can’t make it on your own
You have to have your band with you
That the part that makes it whole

Everyone tries to get ahead
Sometimes at all cost
There are some around that think that
These things can make us lost

It’s because of the good people in the world
That we can coexist
It’s because of the good thought of others
That we can write like this

The pure heart is the reason for today
The good one is how we get by on life
Don’t believe the hype that always puts you first
It not always because of you that you meet your worth

You are a part of the pure heart
You are the reason for the stars
Thank goodness for your constant Soul

It’s people like you that make our life 
It’s worth living because you’re alive
Your benevolent spirit keeps up in this World


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According to the Scriptures

Jesus died for my sins
(According to the Scriptures)
He was laid in a tomb
(According to the Scriptures)
But He rose to life again
(According to the Scriptures)
Now He's coming real soon
(According to the Scriptures)     [Chorus]

Jesus died for my sins, He was laid in a tomb
But He rose to life again, now  He's coming real soon
According to the Scriptures and believed by the saints
Yet if Christ be not raised then our faith is in vain
BUT!  Jesus is alive and He rose from the dead
We're the Body of Christ and Christ is the head
Who's become the firstfruit of those who've slept
Afterward at His Coming, those who have been kept
From the pollution of the world, the solution is faith
Being sealed with His Spirit until we see Christ's day
When all things are subdued and the mountains will fall
The son is subject to the father, God is all and in all
Every knee will surely bow and tongue confess that
Jesus is Lord while secrets of the hearts manifest
Some on the right hand, others on the left
As he separates the wheat from the chaff with his breath

[Chorus]

It's according to the Word, now it's time for you to level
You can't drink of Jesus cup and the cup of the devil
Awake to righteousness and sin not!
And it's ashame if you don't have the knowledge of God
Watch ye, stand fast in the faith be strong
Submit yourself to Jesus flee away from all wrong
For evil companionships corrupt good manners
So stay with holy ones lifting up the Lord's banner
As Christ increases, we decrease daily dying
Maximizing with the People Of War Ever Rising
While awaiting the redemption of our bodies we're victors
And we'll go up in the Rapture according to the Scriptures

[Chorus]


{A rap I wrote while in college in celebration of Easter-  I Cor. 15:3,4}


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MY JOURNEY.....THUS FAR

The sea, took me far... 
Through the night 
I followed the stars, 
until dawn light 

The deepest ,softest night 
Replaced  by rosy hue 
On a sea of blue, 
in dawn light 

Each day, did bring... 
For me... 
A small wonderful thing 
Life... 
On  a deep blue sea 

I waste not, a single day 
A golden sun 
A soft wind, 
the sea spray 

I waste not, a single night 
Deepest blue, 
in starlight 
A moon... 
So clear 
I could touch it... 
It was so near 

My journey, thus far... 
Following my chosen star 
On a sea, 
filled with words, 
filling me 


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FOREST WALK

Soft green leaves murmur to me 
Lush grass beneath my bare feet 
Sun on my shoulders 

Tall trees,mighty boughs 
Birds calling softly 

Sun,filtering through trees 
produce multitude hues of green 

Soft dappled light 
Cool of shade 

Shadows of green 
Welcome me 
Leaves rustle 
Nature's bustle 

I feel so alive in this verdant place 
Cool grass beneath my feet 
Hand on tree 
Soft wind in my face 

Butterflies dart around me 
iridescent blue wings 
Time to sit by shady tree 
And enjoy these wonderful things 


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SHE HELD A HANDFUL OF STARS

These eyes bright 
Hair the colour of night 
Queen of starlight 

She held a handful of stars 
She tossed them far 
Scattering through, 
the midnight sky 

The star that landed on me.......... 
Was my destiny 
For this star, 
choose to be.............. 
the star for me 

Scattering through, 
billions of stars 
There is one waiting for you 

Glittering glow, 
from my chosen star so 
Scattered throught the blackest night 
This one, I won't let go 

This star 
So bright 
It came so far you see............. 
It chose me 

These eyes bright 
Hair the colour of night 

She held a handful of stars 
She held one for me 
The star she held................ 
Was my destiny 

One for me........ 
One for you........ 
Travelling too........ 
Such stars are meant to be.......... 

These eyes bright 
Hair the colour of night 
Scattering starlight 


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Where Is He?

In the book of Matthew for everyone to see
It asks a very clear question, Where Is He?
Who are they talking about? Who could they mean?
They're referring to Jesus Christ, the new born king

There were  three men from far away kingdoms 
known as The Magi
They had come to acknowledge The Son of Man
thus fulfilling the prophecy
Guided by a bright star
on the eastern horizon
They travelled far to see the One that God
said to keep their eyes on
Born in a manger to the carpenter Joseph and the Virgin Mary
The Holy Spirit in the flesh,God's prodigy 
Laying in a bed of hay
He was sent  to show us The Way

We've forgotten what the day Christmas truly represents
It's not about gadgets, new clothes nor expensive presents
It's not about I-pods, plasma TVs or the new X-box toy
It's the day to celebrate the birth of our Savior the Deliverer of our Joy
We can't seem to remember that Jesus was sent by God from above
To deliver us and redeem us with the sacrifice of His blood
That was on the crown and the cross for all the people to see
But the one unanswered question remains
Where Is He?

The Jews betrayed Him, the Romans flayed Him
they kicked Him to the curb
They could not discern that He was God in the flesh
and His flesh was the Word
They tried to corrupt Him, then interrupt Him 
when all He wanted was to show them God's Kind
But the passion in Him had subsided because of their closed minds

Where Is He, the one we now need the most?
Where Is He, that manifestation of the Holy Ghost?
He's not at Macy's, He's not at Target, 
you can't reach Him on a Chocolate cell phone
Would you greet Him or mistreat Him
the heir to the heavenly throne?
If you were to see Him, could you perceive Him
as being the most important gift
that God had sent to us,
so our hope and spirits would lift? 

Where Is He, God's only begotten Son,
the child in the manger, the new born king, the Anointed One?
Many now believe Him, many now receive Him
that miracle maker from long ago
Our Messiah, Our Salvation the One we all should know


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THE LACE STAIRWAYS

The Princess of Faeries 
and the Faeries from Shadowfire 
Began a stairway 
Woven from gossamer thread 

It grew and grew 
Intricate designs 
Woven through 

The King of Earth 
Turned gossamer in to lace 
Lace to stone 
Decorated every stairway face 

Stairways wound their way 
Around turret and spire 
The rooms above 
The rooms below 
A marvel from Shadowfire 

The stairway to the Hall 
The greatest of them all 
Woven through, 
with love and joy 
From Faeries too 

Magic woven through 
From gossamer to lace, 
lace to stone 
From stone to stairway 
From stairway to our hearts 


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Losing at the Game?

      Life is a tournament
which is played out
              on a large checkerboard
    The master moves his
pieces 
while opponents quail at 
their posts
     It's a game which consumes 
  the heart and soul
As the clock spins 
            the game
                  becomes a vortex
With a sprinkling of respect
We utilize the forces we have
       Dive into the deeper pool
Play the game as best we can
    Someone will be victorious
in this battle
("the deeper pool "is a line from Lawrence Ferllinghetti's work)


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Life Goes On

LIfe Goes On isn't long nor short but  just right
Life can be called on anytime
God has been good to us
He gave us life to live
Things to be thankful for
So this is just the beginning
So just enjoy life while you can
Because you can die
today, tomorrow, or anytime
because when you die 
Theres no more turning back
because life is full of ups and downs
that comes and goes
Life Goes On

I pray that all people on earth
goes to Heaven
Thanks to God he wakes us every morning
and we should thank him for that 
While we are awake today
Others are dying
One day one of them could be you or me
So that's why never live a lie
Always ask for forgiveness
Because its never too late for anything
Before there is too late
Life Goes On
And doesn't it goes by fast


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A POETS' ANGUISH

A POETS' ANGUISH

A poets' anguish
In the tears of mine
Beautiful words
Spilled over
The anguish.......
Divine

I can see you now
For you belong to me
Beautiful words
On a restless sea
Spilled over
What I know then
I felt inside
Deep in me

I can discover in a day
The love in me
To give it all away
In poetry

A poets' anguish
A heart, full of tears
Spilled over
You knew this
All those regretted years

The ignited spark
Caused it all
A word storm
That lit up
All of my dark

I saw many things
Some beautiful
Some stark
All in words
A cilice wrapped around my heart
I felt the dark
Sensed the light
I chose to be everything


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WHERENEVER THE SOLDIERS GO

These thoughts will follow
wherever the soldiers go...
to be with them in the battlefield;
reciting the shortest prayer
to protect them like a shield...
in moments of trouble and fear!

This heart,penetrated by deep sorrow,
shares their belief humanly;
there will be many conflicts
appearing on their undistracted
and unyielding faces...
so that they must never relent or show
weakness when their lives are theatened
by the unmerciful enemy!

This mind,parvaded by sympathy and grief,
struggles with the thought of death...
why one must give up one's life
and free those oppressed by tyrants?
And would this life be enough to relieve
some of their desperation and frustation
by knowing that there's someone
out there willing to join them in their fight,
despite the horrible pounding in his chest?

This soul,obscured by unhappy news,
is not stripped of all hopes and visions; 
the unwavering war may last longer
and time causes its memory to linger...
to prove the dissenters that nothing
is more satisfying that the victory 
won in a distant  and different land;
is there anyone who disagrees? 

These footsteps will follow
wherever the soldiers go...
to make them stronger and proud,
fighting beside them to defend freedom!
 


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PAINT THE SKY WITH STARS

The vast midnight blue 
Ready .............. 
Ready, for my stars too 

Reaching for my pallette, 
no words needed................ 
I was all set 
This midnight sky seeded 

I painted the sky with stars 
Jupiter and Mars............. 
Saturn and its rings........ 
So many wondrous things 

Mercury and Pluto......... 
The beautiful Venus light, 
especially bright! 
Such heavenly bodies so! 

These stars I hold 
The stories they told! 
The midnight sky................ 
begins to unfold 

I painted the sky with stars 
Each one held a thought 
A special light 
This I wrought, 
to illuminate the night 

The Earth light 
A jewel so bright! 
No blue can compare 
to this colour ...so rare 

Uranus, so far from home 
Somehow not alone 
The Milky Way, 
an accidental brush at play 

I painted the sky with stars 
This deep blue 
Now, you can know it too 
Starlight................ 
Falls on you 


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AS EAgles Fly the Creators and Gods

America the beautiful his lady to thee, were eagles fly HI apon and
by the sea's his beauty never dies, Land and Air by clouds up high
the spirts of the creators fly bye and bye, to carry the gun, not against
the good women and son but for the baby in liberty's arms were they
laid, to protect the air, land, and oceans, Bast and all the awesome
creators cried, bye and bye and of course in time they will go bye
to carry them home one day, On the Moutain top were Gaints of 
men small and large men that are all ,of us, a ,gaint in the skys 
Golden godness, that dance on the clouds to carry them home
in the heavens sky, There the thrones of Gods line up for all
of the brave, for thanks, given we may have a party to the divnes on the
4 th of July may be creators brithday in the universary sky, Blast all
we sing our song for ever more Happy Brithday to all. Giving by
angels also and anyone who has a party.


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THE RIDDLE OF THE KEYS

On a day like any other
Two keys were found
One delicate and fine
The other, heavy and of an old design
 
The Castle had no locks on its doors
They were protected by Faerie magick
The keys were very old
No one knew what they were used for
 
Was this set an earlier time?
When such things protected treasures,                                                                      
from covetous eyes?
When such things were locked up pleasures?
 
A key, delicate and fine
Perhaps for a Queen
A key of iron
Made for a King?
To hide something?
 
To find a door?
In which to place a key
To find a lock
Perhaps this is what it is for?
 
The keys were special too
An intricate design
It took the Princess of Magic sometime
To discover the clue
 
When is a key not a key?
When the keys are made fit together
Two keys become one
A map of the heart could be seen
 
In the Great Hall
Was a small hollow
High on the South Wall
The keys entwined
Was this the place to find
 
The keys fitted perfectly
One key cannot exist 
Without the other
Such is nature
The trees
The gentle rain
 
Once in the Great Hall
The true purpose of the keys
Was revealed to all
A gold key
Delicate and fine...
Is love...
Is sunshine...
An iron key,
Heavy in the heart
Heavy to bear
Remorseful
The pieces, fitted perfectly
 


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His Precious Bounty Shines Through

In a harborless sea I was sailing, being tossed too and fro by despair,
sinking deeper beneath an unlighted wave of woe;
surfaced by faith alone.

In a foggy haze I once wandered, trying to please while dismayed I was,
no good in me only Grace you see;
given from the one who set me free.

In a canyon of darkness I dwelt, being led by an unseen hand,
firm is the grip that will not let me go;
loving and strength is the One who gave.

In a valley of dust I tried and failed, accompanied by a presence so devine, 
standing by me is my rest and only hope;
eternity is just beyond the rise ahead.

In a joy encompassed embrace, forever I will remain,
 no fears shall alram me,
drawn nearer unto my harbor; my God!

(c) June 18, 2006


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Mircle of 2006

The cold icly mood of America at War the weather didn't reflect the same
Who do we blame for the War and gas prices the oilose over seas
The strange feeling in the air and warm that meant we didn't need to
heat our houses.  To beat the oil prices and climate nice for all.
The non believe would fight to say no not God but we that believe
thank him for the Christmas gifts. Some would say no but we know.


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EAGLE

Mountain ,forest and stream..... 
I can dream 

I fly over them all, 
hear my call......... 
Such heights 
Such delights 

Golden feathers to fly 
Wings to dream 
Things are not what they seem 
I can, but try 

Mountain,forest and stream.... 
I can dream 

The golden feathers I have let go 
This wind I will follow 
Will be here tomorrow 

I cannot deny, 
that I am meant to fly 
Upon these mighty wings, 
my heart sings 

Mountain,forest and stream.... 
I can dream 

Feathery gold, 
set against rich green 
This I hold............ 
deep in my chest 
This is where I have been 
All these thoughts suppressed 

Mountain,forest and stream.... 
I can dream 

There is no denying...... 
The time is near........... 
This is the time for flying 

For the bird inside....... 
Bursting free......... 
Flying high..... 
flying free.... 
Nothing to hide.... 
For all to see 

Mountain,forest and stream.... 
I can dream 


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COMES A TIME

Comes a time, 
when things aren't working 
The way you feel, 
its not a crime 

Leave this constricting space, 
your true path, 
find your place 

This life change, 
part of your evolution 
To grow 
Find your solution 
The future so 

To run wild and free 
as far as the eye can see 
Shed your old face, 
enjoy style and grace 

Those who need it, 
need it so 
Feelings feed it, 
ready to blow 

Comes a time, 
the way you feel 
The way we all feel 
Earthly light 
To let go, 
move on to heavenly bright 

Comes a time, 
when you need more 
Than this pantomime 
To gracefully exist, 
then the  money you hold in your fist 
these things not missed 
These feelings ready to blow 
you need it so 

These heartfelt rings 
These important things 
we feel, 
with renewed zeal 

This curious time, 
felt by all, 
in their prime 
Who feel this call 

Comes a time 
To run free 
Listen to the pounding heart 
It is a new start............... 
for the new........ me 

These important things 
These heart felt rings 
This materialistic earth 
does not know....... 
what this is worth 
for they cannot face 
these things 
I embrace 


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The Mask

Reaffirm the reasoning behind the mask
Declare the sight seen
Eating of the fruit planted by my own hand
Absorbing the sweet flavor of joy unbound
I see an awesome hand
The strength of doubt which dared bound the heart
Knowing exactly who I am

Trembling within revealing the unseen
Knowing the shame, the dread within
Comforted by a voice unheard
I remove the mask
Releasing the majesty contained within
I therefore am confounded by the sight seen
I see it wasn't reasoning
Twas simplicity that ruled my soul

A wondrous light overwhelms my sight
Seeing now that which you have seen in me
Visions exploding truly enlightening
Freely expressing flight
Unleashed by the mask
The mask of doubt which I did not need


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FANTASIES,SWEET FANTASIES...

Unrealized fantasies,
don't scatter my imagination
amid the swirls of a hurricane...
like the soft petals of daises!
I dream...because it makes life
more thrilling and interesting,
and I can distinguish
a dream from reality;
nothing has ever been
achieved without dreaming!

Fantasies,sweet fantasies... 
what kind of beautiful dreams
you'll bring to this heart in need:
desidering unattainable things           
so steeped in realism,
not fearing reproach or criticism?

Unrealized  fantasies
of a soul invaded by illumination,
bearing an image of revelation;
to resemble something 
out of the extraordinary...
thoughts emamored
by the mysteries that would shatter like crystals: 
If  I unlocked the proper word,
and took them out of their depths...
 to sparkle them with simplicity!

Fantasies,sweet fantasies...
don't diminish the struggle,
but leave it for the defining moment...
when fear won't pinch in revenge
and my ideals triumph in the open:
without the threat that made them cringe;
fantasies,sweet fantasies...
have I deserted you for an instant?


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Shores of Fantasy

     At the edge of
the ocean we stand poised
Ready to be taken to faerie
     The land is perilous 
for some
      but it calls to us
as it called to Prentice 
     long ago
  We all yearn for a 
         star on our brows
To walk in mist - enshrouded meadows
     and to see flowers of unearthly beauty
growing
       A riot of joyous color
        The touch of a magical hand
will give us this chance
        In Faerie eternal spring
and lights from the north
        form the patterns we love
    The King and Queen 
of that land ate calling us
    Let's leave these mortal shores
    And hear the lovely 
sounds
    Of golden harps 
and flutes
played by ethereal beings
The golden stories 
        flow here like a river
This magic
     will change us
        FOREVER


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THIS MYSTICAL YOU

This mystical you 
knows my every thought 
This slender silver thread 
that connects me to you 
These feelings read 
These feelings caught 

This mystical you 
What you do......... 
to my soul 
Opening up the power 
like a budding flower 

Instinctively knowing 
The mystical you, 
keeps it all flowing, 
in to my deepest place, 
unlocking the heart case, 
filling it too 

Slender silver thread 
winds its way through, 
the mystical you, 
from heart to head 
Flowing too 

What you do, 
petals unfold, 
colours they hold 
This mystical you 
These thoughts foretold 

My deepest place, 
my opened heart case 
Delicate silver thread 
My thoughts read, 
by mystical you 


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LOVERS FLIGHT

I took your hand 
in the dark of night 
You took my heart 
Lovers flight 

Beneath the stars 
We ran... 
To the edge of somewhere 
Lovers flight 

My heart filled to burst, 
with you beside me 
Heady air 
The stars I see 

Copper trees touched the sky 
Glowing in the suns first light 
Wind sigh 
Lovers flight 

The stars faded away 
The moon lost its' glow 
Colour filled the day 

The sun rose steadily 
We cannot rest 
The miles between 
Lovers flight 

To the edge of somewhere 
Filled with copper trees 
Golden light 
Lovers flight 

A brief passage in time 
Hidden away 
Dreamt of during the night 
Lovers flight 

A brief passage of time 
The changing of suns and moons 
Stars bright 
Before fading in the light 
Lovers flight 

Beneath the stars 
We ran 
To the edge of somewhere 
My heart filled with copper glow 
The trees I came to know 

Hand in hand 
Beneath the stars 
Before the suns' first light 
The suns' first blush 


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A FADING STAR

My star, fading 
In the cold light, 
of a new day 

Flashes of green 
Flashes of blue 
Fading, 
nothing to be seen 

Lost in light 
Drowned in a sun, 
waiting for night 

You cannot see, 
what you cannot find 
a fading star 
At could be you, 
it could be me 

Deepening sky, 
emerging night 
Flashes of blue 
Flashes of green 
My star light 

Star bright 
in a sky, filled with night 
Filled with me 
Filled with you 
Lost in star light 


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A PARTING OF THE WAYS

To many, Shadowfire 
A new home 
Yet for a few, 
Castle Heartstone 
Was the place to be 

Lost in mist and magic 
Castle Heartstone will always remain 
To some, a fond memory 
To others, a source of anguish and pain 

For some, wanted to return... 
For a castle cannot be 
Without King and a Queen 
Without a Faerie, 
or whispering tree 

The kings of Air and Earth 
The Queen of Summer and Spring 
Each a Faerie ,they did bring 
Heartstone Eagle too 
For, on the backs of eagles 
They would fly 
To find Castle Heartstone 
Bring it back 
From when it was hidden from from view 

Such excitement... 
A little sadness and fear 
For ,now they would only meet 
In the Great Hall 
For the Traditional Feast, 
but once a year 

A parting of the ways 
Provisions were made 
How soon passed the days 
The last walk in the forest glade 

Soon it was time to fly 
To soar in a blue sky 
To find a way 
Find the stream of sighs 

Tears were shed 
Partings are always sad 
Shadowfire had grown close to their hearts 
The parting of the ways 
This was the time too 
To fly across a sea of blue 

Thus, in a dawn of a pink sky 
From the Sentinel Tower 
Six eagles flew into the sky 
Carrying with them 
The thoughts, best wishes and love 
of those far below 
The eagles golden glow, 
shining above 


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Who is Our Life

When Christ, who is our Life, shall appear
We'll be caught up~! To meet Him in the air
And our glory hid in God with Jesus Christ
Shall be revealed when we appear 
With Him in Eternal Life  (Chorus)

Some people say they got the life
And they think they have a better way
But the truth about their lusts and pride
Is with the using they all pass away

[Bridge]
Yet they think it's strange that we don't run
To do the same excess they consider fun
And when ridiculed for the sake of His Name
Compared to Glory, it's nothing- take the shame

(Chorus)

The world tells us to get a life
And that we live a narrow-minded way
But the truth we know will cause such strife
Because they're blind & deaf to what we say

[BridgeII]
But the Gospel won't be hid or overcome
For then it would be concealed from the lost ones
But if we suffer insults for the name of Christ
Remember in Him are all the meanings of Life

(Chorus)

{Channel}
And when the sign of the Son appears in the sky
Then all the nations of the earth will begin to cry
For they will see Him come with power and glory from above
And see us in the clouds with Him they've spoken evil of

[Bridge]

When Christ, who is our Life, shall appear
We'll be caught up~! To meet Him in the air
And our glory hid in God with Jesus Christ
Shall be revealed when we appear 
With Him in Eternal Life  (Chorus)


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The Lord is My Shepherd

O Lord You're my Shepherd
I shall lack no good thing
You make me to lie down
In pastures of green
Beside the still waters
Is how You lead me
In paths of righteousness 
Is where You guide me

For the sake of Your Holy Name
You restore my soul the same

O Lord You're my Shepherd
And I will fear no evil
Even though I walk through shadows
Of the darkest valley
For You are with me
You're my Saviour and my God
And You comfort me
With Your staff and rod

For the sake of Your Holy Name
You restore my soul the same

O Lord You're my Shepherd
You prepare a table before me
A feast in the presence
Of my enemies
You anoint my head with oil
My cup overflows
All the days of my life
Goodness and love shall follow

For the sake of Your Holy Name
You restore my soul the same

And I will dwell in your house 
I will dwell in your house
I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever 


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Live for Him

He was born a prince, in the dungeon of humour
Targeted and hunted by evil hunters
He was rescued thought the help of the great porter
Just because of the burden he was moulded to carry.

He grew in knowledge and virtue in the temple
Teaching and shocking the elders with his wisdom
He was nurtured with the milk of love and purity    
Just to make him equipped to deliver.

He went to the apex of trials and training 
Where he was humbled to receive more fuel to burn
He was tempted and tried by the fallen serpent
Just to make him fall short of his glory.

He went about with seed of compassion
Reviving and strengthening the dried bones 
Even the lost sheep he fond and brought home
Just to redeem all from the slave masters. 

He was bruise and crushed for our faults.
Despised and forsaken on the cross.
Imprisoned and scaled in the dust.
Just to save us from the law of chaos.

He arose from the pit of pains and pressure
After conquering the wicked warder of life’s prison
 He loosed the gates and chains of death
Just to give us live eternal.

This is the blessedness of our earthly story
A prince was slain to give us a crown a glory
He arose again to give us the golden victory
Wouldn’t we rather strive just to live for him.


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Let us Learn

Past structures of the city streets
   Down paths of light
where angels meet
   You'll walk near the golden flame
Watch dancers 
  as they taste the rain
And as you'll know  -  as you'll soon see
Llght from above will ease your 
        Pain


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THIS INFERNAL MAZE

Every where you turn, 
the child inside, 
wants to learn, 
in this maze of fern 

The green 
has once been... 
..you 

Only to look above, 
see the love 
Above the green 
Step around, 
seek the sound 

This joyous sound 
is what you seek 
What can be found, 
not for the meek 

Hear the nightingale 
deep in the dark, 
rather than the wail 
Leave the fern 
and dont return 

Seek people of your kind 
Together you will flock, 
side by side, 
you won't mind 
For you are the rock 

The path straight and true 
This maze of fern, 
how it does twist and turn, 
but how you learn 
and you know it too 

Good draws you in 
and so it should 
The battle of fern and childhood, 
all this to learn, 
in this maze of fern 

Lift your eyes, 
stop your cries 
You are this teen 
stuck in the green 
Maze of fern 
of which you must not return 

Now you are all grown 
The ferns you have sown 
Are they straight and true? 
Or do they twist and turn? 
This maze of fern 
which you must not return 

The people of a kind 
are what you must find 
This you must discern, 
in the maze of the fern 
Start to flock, 
for you, are the rock 

Deep in maze of fern , 
to your starting place 
It's easy to return 
look above, 
see your true face, 
see the love 

Lift your eyes 
from this maze 
Look to the skies, 
look for new ways 

Seek only the wise, 
who flock, 
for you can be the rock 
Far from this maze of fern 
of which your childhood 
wants to learn 
and dont return 


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The Spider and the Slug (For Sharon)

Once upon a time
there was a mean ol' spider
who bought his socks
in pairs of 4

He bristled with poison
and had a nasty temperment
Spreading fear and killing others
Everywhere he went

One day a sweet hearted slug
came crawling near his web
Slimy and slow moving
Leaving his trail of goo

Now Mr. Spider decided he'd show who's boss
and if it came to a toss off, he was at a loss
Cause you can't bit a slug
Or sting it, or capture in a web
He's slow and dim witted maybe
But he sure as heck aint dead

Mr. Spider's reward for trying
was just as it had ought
His 8 legs got so darn slimy
You might say he was caught

But Mr. Slug was not so vengeful
As to a hurt a living thing
He crawled off to the shadows
To do what sluggies do
The spider soon dried out
And now he had a clue

Don't mess with those so helpless
You might just be surprised
You may be as tough as nails
But look deep in side their eyes
A slug is a slug
God made him that
and he has no complaint
He is what he is and hear me now
Although he's not a saint
He is what he is
And more than that
He isn't what he ain't.

(ad libbed line by line- and I'll send you a whole bag of Tootsie Rolls!) 



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FOR HERE, I AM KING

The places I have seen 
No one can know 
Such sights I have seen 
Pretty fields below 

All on wings of gold 
Far above the earth 
Soaring 
In the blue 
For here... 
I am king 


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Bribing the Gods

I have a nail,
I havd a screw
I have a "Pot 'O Gold",
But I don't have you...

Each day I awake,
I stumble down to the shore,
I've done this for many years,
I'll do it many more

I throw a gold piece,
Into the sea,
Hoping Posiedan
Will bring you back to me.






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He Stooped Down

He stooped down
And made me
He stooped down
And raised me
He stooped down 
And helped me along, along-

He stooped down
And saved me
He stooped down
And raised me
He stooped down 
And helped me be strong, be strong- (Chorus)

He stooped down...


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SOLITUDE

My hand trailed in the wake...
Of an ocean
 
The solitude of ocean and sky
The wind,
sighing by
 
When an ocean met the sky
My hand trailed in the wake....
of a wind sighing by
 
upon silvered wings,
I crossed a jewel that was the sky
The setting, the ocean
Sparkling
 
In my solitude of flying
Shades of blue...
On an ocean
In a sky
All I heard was my heart , sighing
 


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Tell Me The Story Of Jesus

O come tell me the story of Jesus on Jordan's stormy bank
Come let's us break bread together down by the old rugged cross
Lift  Lift every voice and sing Joyful Joyful We adorn Thee
Let's come and crown Him with many crowns for the beauty of the earth
For the Lord is my Shepard Pass me not O gentel Saviour
Keep me leaning on the everlasting arm and take the name of Jesus with you
For He is purer and whiter than snow So let me come face to face
With my Christ my Lord amidst the lily of the valley 
For I love to tell the story that there is a foundation 
Since Jesus came into my heart  For this is my Father's World
Which He leadeth me down the path When the morning comes
Come join just a closer walk with Thee 
For the church's are our foundations Of O God our hope in ages past



Tribute To Christ Our Lord
            {Amen}


Gospel Song
Working On Too  LOL


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Ain't Nothing Too Hard

There ain't nothing too hard for God  

He made the heaven and he made the earth
He did it all by sending forth His Word
Now all creation sing His worth
Til everyone in this whole world has heard

There ain't nothing too hard for God

He came to save and heal all of the earth
He did it all by sending forth His Word
Now all creation sing His worth
Til everyone in this whole world has heard

There ain't nothing too hard for God

He'll make a new heaven and new earth
He'll do it all by sending forth His Word
Now all creation sing His worth
Til everyone in this whole world has heard

There ain't nothing too hard for God


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IN THE SHADOWLANDS

In the Shadowlands
I chased the former me
I couldn’t catch it
I let it run free

I know, not this being
For it is not me
Anymore
I let it run free

In the Shadowlands
I have no fear
For it is not me
Anymore
I let it run free

I know who I am now
Such dark places
In the Shadowlands
Are not for me
I let it run free

I left that place
Of dark
It is not part of me
I embraced
The love and light
Of a Shadowfire
That lay in you
Lay in me



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RISE

Rise
When a heart is heavy
The pain you cannot bear
Lift your eyes
I am there

Rise
When you feel all is gone
You feel desolation
Lift your eyes
It has only begun

Rise
When the tears you shed
Tore you apart
Lift your eyes
Look at me instead

Rise
When you feel angry
In a world of hateful things
Lift your eyes
Feel my tranquillity

Rise
When it is death you mourn
In your grief
Lift your eyes
You are reborn

Rise
When your heart is filled with joy
The beauty you can see
Lift your eyes
It is only me

Rise
For the love inside
Those loving ways
Lift your eyes
I cannot be denied

Rise
For, I made you
In my image
Lift your eyes
I have always loved you


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What I Say I Am

Am I what I say I am,
When I try to win that woman? 
When you try to win that man-?
Am I what I say I am?
They'll be won the conversation
Of the hid-den man.   (Chorus)

The hidden man's of the heart
When you're searching that's where you start
Don't just look at the physical appearance
Beauty is vain and could serve as a hind'rance...

Love at first sight isn't always smart
With time and patience real love imparts...

A since of security, they're friends indeed
Learning to be sensitive to each other's need...


(Excerpt from a rap I wrote in 1993)


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BY THE LIGHT OF THE STARS

A mere speck on the dark blue, 
turning slowly 
Looking for you 
By the light of the stars 

Translucent glow... 
It is you... 
That I got to know... 
By the light of the stars 

Such emotion, 
was there all along 
A secret ocean 
By the light of the stars 

A caress of hand, 
brushed your thoughts away 
Your head on my chest 
By the light of the stars 

Love , reflected, 
in the colour of mars 
On the dark blue 
By the light of the stars 

A mere speck... 
Turning slowly 
Looking for you 
By the light of the stars 


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Eternal Lullaby

Sleep, baby now rest
Don't you know? To me your the best.
Close your eyes until tomorrow
Although you know the morning may bring you sorrow.

Peace child, don't you know?
You bring happiness in this world filled with foe.
It's not your fault people don't understand,
But I'll stand by you; I'll hold your hand

Ssh young heart, don't you cry,
Here, wipe that tear from your eye.
You must be scared, we all are
But you have the strength to be a shining star.

Believe, young dreamer
Follow your dreams but be a believer.
It's not the weight of the world that holds you down,
It's the weight on your forhead, your heavy frown.

Patience high flyer, it takes time,
But like a fanfare the bells will chime.

You are never alone
I am always here
A silent whisper
'Have no fear'

Sleep, now rest
Through time you've become the best.
Close your eyes, and trust in me.
We will be together for eternity.

Alison kaine


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STORM

As night became day
Stars dimmed ,
then faded away
 
The sea, tinged with white spray
Welcomed the dawn sky
The red in the east
Brought in the beginning,
of a stormy day
 
The wind rose
Storm clouds gathered on the horizon
The suns' hazy glow
Lost in grey tumbling clouds
A ships' gleaming wetness shone
 
The waves grew higher
The wind tore through
A ships captain, on the deck
Such beautiful nature too
 
The suns' hazy glow
Could be seen
Between
Scudding clouds
Roaring wind
Gunmetal sea
Rising so
 
Running before the wind
The ship ploughed on 
Masts and spars whistling
Such gleaming wetness
Felt upon your face
 
The exhilaration!
The running race
The sums' hazy glow
Of a wind roaring
The spray on your face
 
White capped gunmetal sea
Pushing relentlessly
A wooden ship
Gleaming wet
On its' course
Riding the storms' force


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THE POWER OF YOU

You are now under the spell
For , love and magic
Have found their way
Deep in your heart
The power of a Heartstone
Lies in you

The power to change
Everything around
Your starlight
Will leave all
Spellbound

Go now.
In to a world
That does not believe
Of Love
Of Magic
Tapestries
Faeries
Teach them
Of a Heartstone
That lies, deep within
That the key
Is always there
Looking in

Be a gatherer
A seeker of a Heartstone
For you have many a room
To look for
To find in you
In me
A gem
Whose light will change
And those who wish it true

In your heart
To soar
Like an eagle
For this what love does
What it is all for
A Shadowfire
A Heartstone
Such gem light
The power of you

I think of your journey too
Of Castles
Faerie wings
To be a King
In a world
So unforgiving
The changes in you
For Tapestries, read
Evil, slain
Come with me
Let us, together
Travel again



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CASTLE OF LIGHT

This light, 
that absorbs me, 
feels right, 
you see.......... 

My movements effortless, 
my lengthened stride, 
clothes tossed, far and wide 
for I run to you, 
for I want to be by your side 

This castle of light, 
of many rooms. 
Some of gold and blue, 
shines bright 

I run to the parapet, 
light all around, 
I leap and soar, 
the light knows what i'm destined for. 
I make no sound, 
for I am not ready yet 

I orbit this castle of light, 
keen eyes from above, 
looking for my love, 
flying in this unearthly air, so bright 

Waiting for her transition, 
to my plane of thought, 
for it is me she sought, 
of her own volition 

This castle bright and blue, 
holds me and you, 
in lustrous light 
of golden hue 

For I see you down below, 
on the parapet. 
Let your love flow, 
leap off and go, 
soar, 
you know what it's for, 
your destiny, 
with me 

Castle bright 
of many rooms, 
some gold and blue, 
wondrous light 

For, as I love you, 
you love me too 
bonded in the white, 
light so bright 

Castle of light, 
rooms bright, 
you and I, 
time to fly 


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ECHOES

My previous words, 
I have spoken 
return to me like birds 
strange how this has awoken 

For these kind words never die, 
but return to fly 
For good things we say 
are like birds at play 

Kind words will always exist, 
unlike shouting and use of fist 

kind words never die, 
they will return to fly 

These words echo, 
rebound if you will 
for good words never go 
they never maim or kill, 
always they flow 

these echoes, 
sound out your heart 
and beat like a drum, 
many good words to come 

for words never die, 
for the good ones fly 
bad ones decay, 
brought up another day 
swear and curse 
all for the worse 

the good words you hold in your heart and hand, 
release these words 
for they are your golden birds, 
let them populate the land, 
let them go 
for they will  return as an echo 

for golden words 
never die, 
but always rebound, 
as words of golden, 
let them fly, 
let them flow 
hear their sound 


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HEARTSTONE TOWER

The Tower
Formed from the rock
Of Heartstone Mountain
Rose high
Piercing the sky

A place for Eagles
For, majesty
and beauty
To fly
Protect the sky

Everyday
At dawn
Eagles fly
Above a Castle
High
Above Heartstone Forest

Grace and power
In a dawn sky
Pink and red
Launched from Heartstone Tower
Upon golden wings
You sped


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MOONLIGHT FLIGHT

The clouds sped by the Moon 
The wind blowing 
The Moon............ 
Magnificently glowing 

The stars crept through 
The leaves rustled 
The trees whispered too 

Above , 
The Moon........ 
Shining through........ 
Touching me too 
Silver light........ 
Feeling right 

The Moonlight 
Lifting me 
Silently flying 
Deep in darkest night 

How this light.... 
The Moon bright 
Takes me too........ 
Above the night........ 
Into you......... 

The clouds sped by the Moon 
I hear you sigh....... 
Flying high 
The clouds below.... 
You wonder why 

That silver thread......... 
The paths you tread 
The Moon......... 
Glowing soon 
The paths I have led 

The inner glowing 
Wind, blowing 
Moonlight........ 
My guide......... 
In to you......... 
Deep inside 
The path....... 
True 


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A RIVER SONG

Let it flow free 
Music in liquidity 
Down to the sea 

A drop to fall 
Through the night 
The coming dawn 
Cannot it take it all 

Let it flow free 
Music in liquidity 
Down to the sea 

On the river 
Sweet and clear 
The water ran 
Through boulder 
Through river sand 

Let it flow free 
Music in liquidity 
Down to the sea 

The river twisted and turned 
The easiest path learned 
Picking up sand and clay 
Every night 
Every day 

Let it flow free 
Music in liquidity 
Down to the sea 

The rush of water 
In streams 
In rivers 
In dreams 

Let it flow free 
Music in liquidity 
Down to the sea 

The music of water 
With a drop to fall 
Created a symphony 
Flowing to the sea 

Let it flow free 
Music in liquidity 
Down to the sea 

Soft tinkling of the river 
Meeting the roar of the sea 
A river song 
Lost for eternity 


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Destiny

I was searching for destiny,
something to call my own.
A purpose if you will,
a seed thoughfully sown.
Like the healing leaves of the nations,
it was yet to be known.
Kind of like a king,  yet to be throned.

So I watered and prepared.
And as time went past,
I believed this was the seed,
the one that would last.

No love did I spare.
To my faith I held fast.
Upon my broken heart,
you let no shadow be cast.
So I continued in prayer,
and became blessedly aware.
That you were the seed,
creating this need.
That you are the tree,
I was yearning to be,
And that I am the branch,
known as destiny.


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THE DEEPENING SKY

I was thinking............. 
about you and I 
Shadows begin to fall 
Upon our bed 
Sun sinking 
Deepening sky 

I was thinking........... 
About you and I 
The warmth of you 
Sun sinking............ 
what I want to do 

The flash of the arrow 
Straight and true 
Hit me through................. 
Through my heart so 

Thinking,was I 
About you 
The deepening sky 
This arrow found it too 

With the night 
Comes loving too 
the warmth......... 
of you.......... 
This sky............ 
Covering......... 

My thought... 
Arrow caught 
Sun sinking........ 
Deepening sky.......... 
I was thinking............. 
About you and I 

My heart,the candle 
You... 
The light..... 
Burns too........ 
Through the night 

The sky at night 
Deepening candlelight 
Loving too................ 
Flash of arrow............. 
Caught me........... 
Caught you too 


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THE COMING OF THE SPRING QUEEN

When winter became a Spring day..... 
The Spring Queen came ,with out delay 
She approached through the Whispering Trees 
Everything she touched, turned to green 
Fresh shoots,budding leaves..... 
Flowers to be seen 

The Eastern Wind, 
bringer of life and green 
Followed the Spring Queen 
The awakening........... 
The greening.......... 

The Castle gates opened wide 
The Spring Queen walked inside.............. 
The walled garden grown 
Welcomed into Castle Heartstone 

Her fingers touched the wall........ 
Instantly the flowers grew.......... 
In places not before seen 
Such is the power of the Spring Queen 

The air filled with the sound of birds............ 
Birdsong, too beautiful for words 
For, there was life everywhere 
The Spring days,so fair 

The mood of the Castle lifted 
The life,the colour 
The Spring Queen, gifted 

The bare trees filled out, 
the welcoming shade 
The walled garden transformed............ 
Colour spilling everywhere............ 
Spring is in the air 

Such joy and happiness.......... 
Bursting through 
The Whispering Trees 
The East Wind breeze 
The meadow flowers, so blue 

Fresh flowers filled the Castle........... 
Most of all in the Great Hall......... 
Where the Heartstone lay, 
on the north wall 

The hum of bees, 
buzzing on the breeze 
Spring honey,so sweet........... 
A real treat! 

The Spring Queen......... 
Giving birth........... 
To a new and beautiful earth 
The land lay green..... 
The flowers, to be seen 

These flowers,sublime 
The emerging springtime............ 
All too soon the days grew hot......... 
The days grew long......... 
The days had new meaning............ 
Soon it would be Summer Queens' time 
the intense greening 


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THE TOUCH

Tears well
heart tight in chest,
is this for the best?

Parting is always hard
hard on heart
hard on spirit
hard on body

such lonliness
hand outstretched
grasp of air

nobody there
millions of people
but no one there

The sense of finger on cheek,
eyes beginning to leak
no one there as such,
but you can feel.....................
The Touch

Warm,inviting,
deep heart rising
touch of heart
touch of spirit
touch of body

Touch,the best sense of all!
makes the heart,spirit and body freefall!



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Big Bad Mama

I'm the woman behind the man behind the wheel
Let's Giddy -Up-Go My phantom 309
Give me forty acres Eighteen wheels And a dozen roses
For this is a trucker's last ride Eastbound Westbound
Let's start us a Convoy I know there's a love story
in the making under the bright Kansas City lights
Roll on Big Mama This is your Teddy Bear from
the old home filler up and keep Cafe 
Just put the hammer down and 
let's see how fast them a trucks can a go
For Mama knows the highway And the girl
on the billboard too Rolling past on a trucking cafe
With my big wheels in the moonlight Rolling me
away from you For I'm a truck driving Mama
Looking for someone else I once knew


                           { Over and I'm Goneeee }    LOL





Tribute To
Our Truckers
Of The Roads


Also a song 
again working on  lol


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Potter

O Lord, You are our Father
We are the clay; You are the Potter
We are the work of Your hand
So mold us and shape us 
In Your perfect plan 	   (Chorus)

In the middle of Your wheel
We're yielded and still
To be vessels of mercy
Lord You make us worthy
In Your blaze of fiery wind
Purge us free from sin
To be vessels of honor
Filled with your living water

(Chorus)

Make the broken new again
Sanctify and bring them in
To be vessels in His church
Prepared for every good work
And meet for the Master's use
Vessels bring Him forth much fruit
Prepare for His glory
Make known Your riches of glory - !

O Lord, You are our Father
We are the clay; You are the Potter
We are the work of Your hand
So mold us and shape us 
In Your perfect plan 	   (Chorus)


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Something Good

God is the One who makes something good out of nothing
Speaking light in the darkness covering the face of the deep
And the Spirit of the Lord is hovering over your waters
To give you form, fill your void and breathe you out of sleep   (chorus)

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth
And He saw all He made was very good for His intentions
But soon after the first living souls experienced birth
They chose death and now seek out wicked inventions
	So Adam and Eve again lie lifeless on the ground in sin
	But God raises up the dead because they must be born again

[bridge]
For we are nothing without Jesus Christ and without Him nothing we can do
But with the Greater One living within, Satan can't make 'nothing' out of you

(chorus)

In the beginning Satan wanted the heaven and the earth
He saw every good thing within it and distracted our attention
Until the Seed of the Woman crushed the devil's evil mirth
Through His death, burial, resurrection and ascension
	Now the flaming sword is turning to direct us together
	To reach out and take the Tree of Life, eat and live forever

[bridge]

(chorus)

[rap]
Once our world was full of darkness
Then bright and shining through came the Light
To those who receive and believe in Him
To be God's children He gave the right
And now He sees you as very good
Every man, woman, boy and girl
Because greater is He that is in you
Than he that is in this world

{bridge and chorus simultaneously}

(chorus)


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THIS SENTIMENTAL SEASON

When warm and gentle winds
flutter and lull the lustruous lilacs
so discontent of the primroses,
the drooping willows
deepen in their sorrows,
and as in an angelic apparition:
there comes into view
a friendly ballerina dressed in blue
to perform an ardent ballet
in her red dancing shoes that match
her golden,glazing barrette...
unlikely a hand-manipulated marionette!

Unpretentious and pretty ballerina,
invent another unrealistic aurora...
like the one that appears in the northern sky,
to make believe that is still daytime:
to attune your mood to a symphonic music
that can be enjoyed by us! 

When the blue-jays refuse to sing,
use your rhythmic swing
to overwhelm us with sheer delight;
this sentimental season 
repletes with amazing surprises:
to render and choose,
to keep in our thoughts and heart
the purpose of true reason!

Irresistible and elegant ballerina,
perform a dance rarely seen by critics...
be of a joyful spirit without nostalgia,
be remarkable in your gestures and steps;
a daisy opens its petals at sunrise,
invulnerable joy carries you to crimson skies...
to increase your strenght and make you shine
more than the radiant sun above the horizon...   


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Sidewalk Charm

Collected
Standing quietly smiling
In a throng of hurried stress
Contentedly beguiling
In a soft blue gingham dress
Absorbing city sunlight
Like a sponge in Tarpon Springs
While gulf currents swirl and bustle
In  frantic curl and hustle
Not a red hair out of place
With a smile upon her face
Her flashing green eyes sing
As she sees me
Noticing


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SATELLITE

Orbitting around your life, 
always out of reach, 
but you can see it fly, 
streaking across night sky 

Always at night, 
wrestle with your emotion, 
with all your might 
What is wrong? 
What is right? 

Every night awaking, 
wondering why? 
Imagination seeking. 
That satellite streaking 
across the night sky 

This starry night, 
emotions you must fight, 
can you see the flight? 
of streaking satellite? 

This satellite of a kind 
is your state of mind, 
the things you want to find 

The things you want to be, 
the things that make you free, 
the things you want to see, 
the things that matter to me 

This satellite is hard to see, 
streaking across starry sky, 
but I want it to be me, 
for I want to fly 
in dark night sky 


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Hill of the Lord

Who shall ascend into the Hill of the Lord?
Who shall dwell with Him there face to face?
Who shall abide in Your sanctuary Lord?
Who shall stand up in Your holy place?  (Chorus)

He whose walk is blameless
And he does what is right
He speaks the truth from his heart
But with his tongue will not backbite
He does his neighbor no wrong
Against him he speaks no slur
Honoring the God-fearing
He keeps a promise to his own hurt

{channel}
He shall receive the blessing of the Lord
And righteousness from the God of his salvation
And of those who seek the Lord, who seek his face
Despising what's vile, this is that generation

(Chorus)

He who has clean hands and pure heart
And to idols of vanity and conceit
He has not lifted up his soul
He has not sworn falsely with deceit
He does not lend his money with interest
And by him a bribe is never taken
For He who does these things
He shall never be shaken

{channel 2}
He who walks righteously and speaks what's right
The gain of extortion and bribery he hates
He stops his ears against plots of murder
And seeing evil his eyes will not contemplate

For he shall dwell on high
The mountain fortress will be his defence
His bread shall be supplied 
And water will never fail him

But even more than this, if this person is who you are
You shall see the king in all his beauty
And behold the land, the city that is afar

{channel}
(Chorus)


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The Awakened Love Letter

Dear Jesus,

Not another love letter have I ever wrote,
that lifted my Spirit, and held such hope.
My life has never been better,
My heart never more whole.
Since the day you came into this world,
and bought back my soul.

You proceeded to love me, even more.
When everyday I could hear you,
knocking at my door.
You called me to me with love,
and asked me to open up.
You said you had a message
 that was sure to fill my cup.

So I invited you in,
and you took away my sin.
You held my hand,
and said this was the plan.
That in your precious love,
I am sure to stand.
And that nothing could seperate us,
Forever. Amen.

When it was time to go,
You promised to come back.
And take me to a place,
where love replaced lack.
I asked you when,
and you said I would know.
For the glory of God
will most certainly show.
The deepest of love upon your face.
Lifting your Spirit into that very special place.
Heaven.

Love,
Child of God


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A DREAMSTONE HEART

 
The last beams of light
Left a Castle in shadow
Dusk became the night
 
The Dreamstone awoke in you
Deep in your heart
A fire ,like no other
Passion and desire too
 
You became everything
A Queen...
A King...
Everything you imagined
A Whispering Tree
A warm,sweet South wind
 
Leave this place in your heart
For a Dreamstone
Trust in you
A test of faith
In dreamlight
For the stories
What you have become
You already knew
 


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A CHAPTER CALLED.. THE LOVE OF SUNBRIGHT

A page can turn 
A page can fall 
The colour to burn 
The colour to glow 

Sunbright 
On a page that lit a room... 
Warm and light 

Sunbright 
Hidden in a book 
To be opened... 
By you 
Reveal your heart 
For, Sunbright 
loves you too 


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IT'S MY SKY

When I want to........ 
I can fly 
It's my sky 

The clouds passing me by 
It's my sky 
Do or die 
When I want to......... 
Anytime soon......... 
I can fly....... 
All the way to the moon 
Why? 
It's my sky 
My time to go 
My time to fly 

The clouds passing me by 
Pink and red........ 
It's my sky 
Upwards I sped 
My time to fly 

My time to go....... 
My time to fly........ 
It's now or never 
It's my sky 
My time............ 
Passing me by 


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Jesus is the Way

Jesus is the Way-
The Truth and the Life-
No one comes to God, the Father
Except through Jesus Christ, His Son


                   to be continued...


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THE SECRET SMILE

The secret smile 
The secret glow 
I love it so 
Stay a while 

The secret smile tells all 
The enchantment it can hold 
Such golden gift .....cannot fold 
The secret smile, 
of which, I can fall 

I love the secret smile, 
for the eyes smile too 
Golden delight, 
golden view 
The smile,the light 
Stay a while 

Such allure, 
soft green eyes, 
secret smile, 
the only cure 

All I have forsaken, 
lost love taken, 
lonely yearning 
All the while , 
my heart turning, 
for a secret smile............... 

Secret smile, 
radiated 
My needs, sated 
Hush,stay a while 
Let me enjoy 
the secret smile 

Secret smile, 
full of sun, 
my heart won 
This girl, 
sweet beautiful pearl 
I will go the last mile 


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THE GOLDEN SOUL

I step ashore 
I now know............ 
What is is all for 
To come this far so 

These people mingle, 
my thoughts tingle 
These spirit lights, 
change these dark nights 

This ethereal glow 
Emanates from the isle 
Known only to us so 
The ones chosen to be......................... 
The happy 

Dark glassy sea, 
protects me 
Those who live, 
those who forgive..................... 
Come to be 

Golden lives, 
step ashore 
They now know, 
what it is all for 
What the spirit contrives, 
golden lives 
Carried by golden dhow 

This golden dawn, 
new lives reborn 
The golden throng 
This is where they belong 

For the life now passed, 
the golden soul continues to last 
The spirit lights, 
that mingle 
Light up the dark nights, 
their thoughts tingle 

This happy place to be 
So far,far away, 
on the dark glassy sea 
Is much more than I can say, 
for the golden spirits mingle.................. 
and play 

Spirit world, 
my golden light unfurled 
Spirit light 
on an island 
So bright 


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SHADY TREE

I rest below shady tree 
Pink blossoms, 
fall on me 

The shade ,so sweet 
Shelter from this heat 
I look upward......... 
To the tree 
Pink blossoms........... 
Fall on me 
The place to be............. 
The place for me........... 

Shady tree..... 
Made for me 
Leafy shades, 
never fades 

Pink blossom, 
drifting down 
Lifts my frown 
Pink blossom.......... 
From the tree 
Falls on me 

Shady tree 
belongs to me 
The heart lifted 
Pink blossoms....... 
gifted 


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Need a Life

When Christ- who is our Life-
Shall appear-
We'll be caught up~ to meet Him
In the air-
And our glory hid with God
In Jesus Christ-
Shall be revealed 
When we appear with Him
In Eternal Life                           (Chorus)

Some people think we need a life...


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FEATHERS

Feathers to fly 
Feathers to soar 
Feathers ........ 
are what you wore 

Feathers of gold 
Clothe you 
Reborn..... 
So I'm told 

Feathers to fly.............. 
Feathers for sky 

Such delights 
Such journeys 
Such flights 

Spread these wings.......... 
Experience these things 

Feathers to fly 
Feathers to ride 
The blue sky wide 
To not..... 
is to die 

Skim past, 
gnarled rock 
Fly! 
If it were your last! 

Clouds of blinding white 
Feathered flight 
Feathered wing 
Feathered tail 
You cannot fail 

Feathers given to me 
feathers given to you 
Feathers for all to see 
Feathers to try 
Feathers to fly 


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IN HIS CARE

I drew deep, 
deep inside 

The Lord had a plan for me 
I didn't work alone you see........ 
I drew deep inside 
I thought I had it all covered 
More things...... 
I discovered 

For, in his care 
He never let me out of his sight 
The day he looked after my wife 
The day she went under the knife 

I drew deep, 
deep inside 
This  emotion welling 
The story I am telling 

Things will be okay.... 
His hand............ 
On my shoulder 
Was always there 
My soul to bear............. 
On this day 

The faith inside 
The Lord knew........ 
I tried 
For,he looked after my wife.......... 
Gave back her life 

I drew deep, 
deep inside 
For, the times I had 
When things were bad 
He knew I tried 

I drew deep, 
deep inside 
My tears begin to seep 
The lord knew I tried 

I never left his care 
Two sets of foot prints 
I knew he was there 
how I have been walking since 


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WHEN I WAS A BOY

Once upon a time
in a world...
You cannot see,
was a place for you and me

Fields in which to run
Enchanted trees to climb...
In a land of beautiful sun
This was a time...

Long ago, far away
how I ache...
For those days...
When a Heartstone,
lay in my heart,
and I learnt the Wise Ways

The sound of lute filled the air
Magic too
Trees of soft colour,
shaded the castle from view

So many places to play
Enchanted rooms
Nooks and crannies
Finding a hiding way

The changing seasons
Beautiful in their nature
Queens and Kings
The way of things

Such joy and harmony,
amongst the whispering trees
A Stream of Sighs
Watching Heartstone eagles fly
This was a time...

For a young boy,
to lie back in a field of corn
The King of Air sculpting clouds
Watching eagles fly
Faeries being born...
This was a time...

Once upon a time,
in a world you once saw
Behind a secret door...
Is a place for you and me


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Imagine

Imagine if angels are real, and they look down in sorrow and gleeful expectation?
Imagine if God chooses some to come down to the earth and make things 
better?
And they agree, for choice is real even in the hereafter.
And they agree to suffer as their Lord suffered.

Imagine if angels are real and they live among us.
Hooked on crack vials and bottles of Budweiser.

Imagine if angels are real and they submit to suffer more than most.
And they submit to live lonely and unappreciated.

But imagine if in a moment in history.
If for but a brief moment in the 21st century.
They stopped there bickering and self loathing.
And they stood together and lost themselves in the inertia of God’s love.

Imagine if angels are real.
And they came to earth to suffer for the good of humankind.
And for a brief moment in the 21st century they lost themselves in the inertia of 
God’s love.

Imagine the earth quaking underneath the inertia of God’s love.
And imagine music everywhere.
Beauty everywhere.
Sisterhood everywhere.
Cause the angels looked at each other and saw God staring back at them.
And they said, enough!!
And they crawled out the madness of satan’s oppression.
And they claimed the light of their remembrance and became beauty.


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MELODY RIVER

MELODY RIVER 

Water, 
Over river stone 
Found its' way in to my heart 
Melody river 
you are not alone 

My love to flow 
Like a melody 
Like a river 
In to your heart 

Musical notes to call 
Flowing through your heart 
Water over river stone 
A waterfall 

Melody river 
Take me 
In to your heart 
Let me fall 

In a mystic way 
A cold pale moon 
Melody river 
Water over stone 
Washed over me 
Took me away 

My love to flow 
Like a melody 
Like a river 
In to your heart 


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THE FIRE KING

THE FIRE KING

When the world began
In the maelstrom
The Fire King was born
Such heat
Such flame
Only a King 
Could tame
All within

The seas,
of molten rock
He pushed to the surface
It has begun
A world
In a land of magic
Beneath a new sun

In the fire
Lies passion
Love too
For a King,desire

When the world cooled
A king did not
Volcanoes erupt
A sign of a King
In full flow

For, fire
Has its' glow
Irresistible to all
Loved in many ways
Love, desire
Flames flickering
In full flow

You felt such warmth
Light too
Of a King
Whose fire flickered
Within
All he had
All he could bring


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Life's Winter Lake

Like walking on a frozen lake
We must move forward, straight ahead
Else the ice might shatter, drop us in
Leaving us fighting, possibly dead
We can never stand still, nor be sorry
Each step in the right direction’s, but a step
Move with dexterity, confidence, unwavering
Slow down not, just move with pep
As life welcomes you, you must go to it
Keeping eyes forward, move your feet
Embrace the goal you so then reach
As the ice of life, you will have beat
Look back upon the traveled path
The trialed life now’s in the past


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HORIZON

Distant line, 
high in sky. 
Gazing at,wondering why. 
I sip my wine, 
watching distant line 

This curve of earth, 
my thought, 
for what it's worth, 
is more than four walls 
that hold me 

for I see the horizon 
not the four walls, 
I set my eyes on 

So much more to give 
So much more to live 
The thoughts of a kind 
The life I have left behind 

this distant line, 
high in sky, 
the pain of wondering why, 
it is a sign 

I can tell 
for my heart will travel well, 
I stop and think, 
rest a spell, 
do not sink 

I think of the four walls I have left, 
that horizon I see, 
I am not bereft 
for I can tell 
what is behind me 
is a shell 
time will heal 
the pain I feel 

I am with my friends, 
wise man too 
I treasure the words they send 
all this is true 
for they love me 
you see! 


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DOORS

I stood aside... 
Holding a door 
Not knowing what is was all for 
So many people passed through... 
In a blur of speed 
I couldn't count them too 

When the world moved on 
I was left holding the door 
I stood aside, 
as it flowed past, 
as it flowed fast 
The speed I saw 

The moon and stars, 
sucked through the open door 
Pulled in, 
swished through like a magicians' cape 
All I could do... 
Stand and gape 

I looked inside.... 
Peeped around the door 
I was astounded at what I saw! 
New worlds, evolving 
New galaxies, revolving 

I held an open door 
For, billions of stars 
People too 
Why? 
What was it all for? 

What would happen if I closed the door? 
I dare not! 
There seems purpose in this 
A stream of consciousness 
I must learn more 

When is door not a door? 
When you stand holding it, 
wondering what it is  for 

In a world passing by... 
In a blur of speed 
Some, stop and learn 
They can but try, 
To stop a world , 
turn by turn 

The people holding the door, 
stop and think 
Watching worlds and people sink 
They understand that , 
what passes through... 
Is not always right 
Not always true 

Doors..... 
When it was my time to learn 
I stood aside 
I held one for a while 
When it was my turn... 
I let go... 
With a brave smile... 
I let it slide... 
Walked on through, 
to the other side! 


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A KINGS' WONDER

A King
Held the Heartstone
In his cupped hands
In his face
The reflected glow
Of light
Of love
All seeing

The Heartstone
Knew everything
Of worlds made
Stars
Suns
The   Wise Ways laid

Such beauty
Will never surpass
A Heartstone
Its' special glow
To reveal
All in your heart
All that you know

A king
Gazed upon such beauty
How the four of them
Together
Created such a gem
How it lay
In everyones heart
A mystery
From the earliest day

For, you are a mountain
A sea of blue
The gem inside of you
Its' discovery
Its' light
All of it
Belongs to you


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"SPIRIT"

That hidden being, 
that lives within us all, 
all seeing,all knowing, 
it answers to your call 

It defines the unique you! 
You cannot see it, 
touch it, 
yes!,but you can feel it too! 

This fire that burns inside you, 
throws out the shadows of your life, 
past actions,regrets too. 

The spirit cannot be blown, 
for the spirit is the light, 
that destroys the dark. 
This liquid fire of white 

The spirit needs you, 
to cherish its'  flame. 
Friends come and go, 
but love remains the same 

This bright swirl of light, 
loves the inner you. 
Eyes bright, 
for the person that you are too 

The spirit can be turned away, 
burned away. 
For selfish action and thought, 
reduces the flame 
of feelings you have wrought 

For the love you show, 
flame brightly burns so. 
Pure white light, 
eyes bright 

For the flame can wait, 
for the thoughts you create, 
for the love you learn, 
more it will burn 

Spirit bright, 
pure white light, 
eyes bright 

Let everyone see your flame, 
from where it came, 
give to all 
and watch flames burn tall 

spirit light, 
eyes bright 


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STAR OF THE SEA

On the sea of moon light
A ship sailed
Faerie glow
Star bright
A course to follow
 
Some journeys begin
Others, fate
A sails' reflected light
To take you into the night
 
This quiet lap of sea
Against the ship
The sweet perfume of wood
The stars
Following me
 
On a night
Filled with sky
Myriad stars
Turned
Swirls of light
Lit for you and I
 
It is in the dreams
That stars , so bright
On that quiet night
Could take me
As far as I could imagine
On a journey
About to begin
 
To follow a star
Upon the moonlit sea
The faeries soft glow on me
It is my destiny


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DREAMS,OPEN WIDE

Soothing silence, 
faint whisper of wind, 
such calm, 
as I sit beneath shady palm 

I close my eyes , 
feeling warmth on my face, 
relaxed sigh, 
this is my place 

For the job is done, 
my sleep has come, 
my dreams begun 

I drift away, 
book falls to my side, 
my dreams open wide 
my mind ready  to play 

I travel far 
to my blue sparkling star 
many miles of space 
crossed in an instant, 
no sense of pace 

A sparkle of blue 
and you can see it too 
For you and I, 
dreams open wide, 
cross the divide 

For dreams are good, 
take you far and wide, 
but poorly understand 
Enjoy the ride 

The  journeys I take 
in the infinity of my mind 
are one of a kind 
that I make 

No such thing 
as the impossible dream 
All can happen it seems, 
become a bird on the wing 

These clouds swirl below 
slowly turning 
not far to go 
This earthly release, 
my dream 
For I am at peace 

This limitless space 
My dream takes me far 
Dark world below, 
ahead sparkling star 
not far to go, 

This freedom of thought 
and mind 
overcomes feelings I have sought 
Travelling far 
to find 
blue sparkling star 


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THE FAR AWAY

In the world.. 
Anything can happen... 
Pain, cannot stay 
Cannot happen 
In a land called... 
The Far Away 

My world 
All I can hold 
Filled with glitter 
Filled with gold 
Pain cannot stay, 
in a placed called... 
The Far Away 

Colours and flowers 
Rippling fields of gold 
Sun 
Glitter bright 
Every day 
In a place called ... 
The Far Away 

The heart will always know, 
of a place called... 
The Far Away 
Deep down... 
In you 
It was always there, 
never went away 
All the things you do 
All the things you say 
All in a place called... 
The Far Away 


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GOLDEN JOURNEY

Gold sails of light, 
silently carrying me 
in dead of night 

Soft billow of golden sail, 
takes the lead, 
I hold the rail, 
watching increasing speed 

This dead of night, 
glassy dark blue sea, 
this silence, 
carries me 
Far,with gold sails of light 

I do not steer this vessel, 
I am its only passenger, 
my thoughts I must wrestle 

This glow from golden light, 
from sail, 
through the night, 
carries me , 
far on dark glassy sea 

No ripple disturbed, 
golden sails reflected 
on dark glassy sea, 
I am unpeturbed, 
no fear detected, 
for this ship only carries me 

No stars to guide 
in this dark of night, 
this silent ship does glide 
with gold sails of light 

For ,far ahead 
is an island 
bathed in soft yellow light 
is this where I have been led? 
For I see many gold sails, 
so bright! 

These golden sails of light, 
carry me 
back to the fold, 
for the precious cargo that they hold, 
is my soul 

I step ashore, 
I now know what is is for, 
my body I leave behind, 
a new beginning I find 

This dark glassy sea 
is not for me, 
gold sails of light 
are what makes it right, 
for this is meant to be 

For,in this new land 
the golden sails have spanned, 
carried me here 
For I have no fear 
For I am........ only me 


Gold sails of light 
over dark glassy sea 
Silently carrying me 
to island ,so bright 


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The Dark King

"All blades perish that pierce the Dark King" - J.R.R. Tolkien "The Return of the 
King"

    Ringwraith - Morgul lord
    Veiled in shadow
    riding on a dark black steed
    Prisoner of his own desire for power
    He has become a slave of 
    Mordor
    Once proud leaders of 
    mortal men     
    The nine drew them 
    all to the Necromancer
    Now they must do his 
    bidding
    The most powerful of the nine rides forth
    Seeking the one
    which their shadowy master
    is searching for
    Nine walkers set out 
    against the Nine Riders
    The leader of the Dark Riders is a wraith twisted
    by lust for power
    The nine walkers 
    have one who
    has resisted temptaion
    and who will soon be
    dressed in white
   The darkness versus the light
   Thus it is now
   Thus it shall ever be  


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IN MY SHED

When colours of leaves turn
From green to red
They exist on a page
In a land I call my own
In my shed

I soared like an eagle
Above mountains and scree
Travelled on ships of wood
Saw many beautiful things
All of it...
Made by me

Trees and castles
Queens and Kings
Faeries too
I saw so many stars
Of every colour and and hue

Upon a page
I felt such angst
The heart bled
The words healed part of me
The rest.....
I let it be
In my shed

The shape of words,
and their meanings
What it does to me
On the pages of my mind
I am set free

In my shed
I can be
Anything
All is written
Nothing said...

A myriad stars
Inhabit my shed
The soft colours of Autumn
Come forth
From inside my head

I dreamt of so much
A beautiful thing too
To be nurtured 
Given flight
For, in my shed
I grew...
In the magic of words
From inside my head


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A SYMPHONY OF STARS

If the stars could speak and play... 
what would they say? 

A verse... 
A voice 
A whole universe 

If the stars could play... 
Music too... 
What a symphony it would be 
What would they say? 

The sweetest music too 
Flowing through 
Stars... 
If you only knew 
You could be 
Part of it too 
Just like me 

I wonder.... 
Do stars have feelings too? 
They travel... 
In a gentle night sky 
For you and I 

In a universe, 
filled with music 
The stars.... 
Sung for me 
Such a symphony 
So completely, 
captivated me 

The stars, 
took me too... 
Moving me with song 
If you only knew 
What the stars could do.. 
What the stars could say 

A symphony.... 
In an Milky Way 
What the stars play, 
in music, for me 

In a gentle night sky 
Watching stars fly 
The music passing through, 
the hearts of many too 

How things can be, 
in the stars you see 
An orchestral sky 
Passing by 

Such a symphony, 
captivated me 
The stars.... 
Only they really knew, 
how the music took me too 

The stars... 
In words 
In music, 
spoke to me, 
in a Milky Way. 
I hear the stars play.. 
An orchestral symphony 


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I WILL ALWAYS BELIEVE IN YOU

You did not deserve
All of this
I never would have wished
Such things
You should have been cherished

Such deep waters
Inside of you
Yet the love...
Will always flow
I will always believe in you 

I cannot explain
Why these things happened
To you
I now, know of your pain
I will always believe in you 

I wish for you
Peace and gentleness
To fill your heart
I will always believe in you


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ON A GOLDEN SEA

The colours.... 
Took me away.... 
From me.... 

The golden light... 
Touched me 
Touched you too... 
On a golden sea 

On the edge of light 
looking  down.... 
In to the night 

You crossed a golden sea... 
Just to be with me 
I can understand.... 
How you left it all.... 
Leaving the bland 
Just to be with me 

A sail.... 
So far away 
On a horizon of deepest blue 
Coming to you..... 
To take.... 
The inner you..... 
Setting it free... 
On a golden sea 

The colours 
Held me in sway... 
Took me away 
Let me go... 
On a golden sea 

I do not know.... 
What I search for 
I will find it... 
On a golden sea 

A golden sea.... 
Where you found me 
Searching... 
For the inner you 
To set it free 

A horizon of deepest blue.... 
What it meant to you... 
What it meant for me... 
On a golden sea... 
Standing on the edge of light 
Looking in to the night 


The colours, true 
Set me free 
On a golden sea 
Took me to you 


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HEARTSTONE

For days you hunt but nothing found, 
for the heart stone to reveal its' self, 
buried deep in shadowy ground 

This shadowy land that I walk, 
sometimes alone 
for I am the gatherer of the heart stone 

The heart stone, 
find its' glow, 
for it will surely show 
its' self to the seeker, 
for if it lies in shadowy room 
it grows weaker 

The heart stone 
does not like being alone, 
alone in shadow, 
hidden so 

The heart stone 
needs to be found, 
its' light displayed 
for living in gloom 
causes its' light to fade 
in shadowy room 

The gatherer will look 
in every shadowy place, 
seek out and reach, 
the heart stone, 
find its' place 

For it is bound 
in shadowy room 
all alone, 
waiting to be found, 
by the gatherer of the stone 

The gatherer of the stone 
will never tire, 
searching the gloom 
for the jewel of hidden fire, 
that lights up the room 

For the stone is in our shadowy place 
bring it forth to show its' face, 
throw off darkened room 
and let the heart stone bloom 


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The WAR that was in 2006

My eyes has seen the glory of coming of angels our grapes of rapture
fields, in the green, green grass of home. America, America His Lady
delight, Blast, and all, the Purple horse in the sky to say Hi to America,
Purple crowns of the United Nation angels ride on, the red Horses
of victory, sworns in hand in the sky red, white and blue, Keepers of
all man kind and brothers to all, thats greeting to all,  Red vapors
out of horses mouth for victory for America valleys high on the 
moutain tops they ride high for all the women and babies. We
even heard they fought the fight in Hilters camp you, see, by air
land and sea. Glory, Glory to Jehovah and his army to night.


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THE WHISPERING TREES

Long ago..........
In a far off time.........
When trees could move
and trees could whisper..............

The King of Earth.........
Did bestow on the trees
A life of their own..........
The seeds sown

For the King of Earth did ask...
The Whispering Trees
a certain task........
Hide the Castle
Trees, to grow mighty and tall
Hide the Heartstone
That resides in the great hall

Trees, dense
trees, green
Heartstones' defence
The Castle ,not to be seen

For, not a branch broke
that a tree spoke
The shade ,cast
The trees, seeing all who passed

These mighty living things,
in which birds sing
The magic that rules us all
The Heartstone in the Great Hall

For, all things are alive
For ,all things have feelings
The trees
The beautiful trees
What they invoke
The words they spoke

The King of Earth
created the Whispering Trees
for hence.........
The mighty Oaks,Firs and Beeches
the Castle defence

The rustle of leaves..............
Is the whisper of trees
The paths woven through
The forest knows too

The Heartstone reaches all.........
The Whispering Trees
the rustle of leaves
the magic in the trees,so tall




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HEARTSTONE

For days you hunt but nothing found,
for the heart stone to reveal its' self,
buried deep in shadowy ground

This shadowy land that I walk,
sometimes alone
for I am the gatherer of the heart stone

The heart stone,
find its' glow,
for it will surely show
its' self to the seeker,
for if it lies in shadowy room
it grows weaker

The heart stone
does not like being alone,
alone in shadow,
hidden so

The heart stone
needs to be found,
its' light displayed
for living in gloom
causes its' light to fade
in shadowy room

The gatherer will look
in every shadowy place,
seek out and reach,
the heart stone,
find its' place

For it is bound
in shadowy room
all alone,
waiting to be found,
by the gatherer of the stone

The gatherer of the stone
will never tire,
searching the gloom
for the jewel of hidden fire,
that lights up the room

For the stone is in our shadowy place
bring it forth to show its' face,
throw off darkened room
and let the heart stone bloom


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OCEAN WING

Gleaming white.... 
On the sparkling blue 
Ocean wing 
Feathers too....... 
In sunlight........... 

On the sparkling blue 
Fresh wind................ 
Soaring too 

A journey,  over sea 
Ocean wing 
What will become of me? 
I am still learning....... 
More about the inner me...... 

The sparkling blue.......... 
So far and wide too 
I can find me............... 
In this deep blue sea 

You are never alone......... 
On the sparkling blue 
Where so many have flown 
Your journey, begins too 

Gleaming white.......... 
On the sparkling blue 
Ocean wing....... 
Ocean flight...... 
My heart too......... 


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DEEP AIR

How silent the deep air.... 
High above... 
Swirling clouds, 
Full of love 
I saw you there 

Deep air... 
Such inner peace 
Being with you... 
Clouds of white... 
Blinding light... 
Flying too 

Deep air... 
Deep sky... 
I saw you there... 
Saw you fly... 


So many things..... 
Can come true... 
In deep sky 
In deep blue 

One day I will leave... 
My earthly domain 
Join you.... 
In deep sky 
In deep blue 
Here I will remain 

How silent the deep air.... 
Being there... 
One day... 
With you... 
Deep blue 
Deep sky 
Where the heart lay 

Clouds of white... 
Silent heights... 
Tumble and turn 
I saw you there... 
So much to learn... 
So much blue... 
So much light... 
All, in deep air 


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Help Me Make It Through The Night

                                                          Hello darlin
                                                  Help me understand
                                                How do I live without you
                                                   Somebody like you
                                                    For you're the one
                                            The only one love in my life
                                                But your cold cold heart
                                      Has my blue eyes crying in the rain
                                               For our love feels so right
                                             And this is how forever feels
                                          When your alway's on my mind
                                                  It's almost like a song
                                               Carrying your love with me
                                               As I wear this golden ring
                                     It helps me make it through the night
                                                So if tomorrow never comes
                                        Just remember your everything to me
                                             As I kiss an angel good mornin'
                                                      Behind closed doors
                                                            For I go crazy
                                      For a girl with lips like strawberry wine 
                                                   So help me just breathe
                                             In this pure love of ours tonight 


Attempting another song           LOL


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IN A LAND OF MIST AND MAGIC PART I

When all around, 
is dark and thick with mist 
When an eagles' feathers, glow brighter 
Your heart grows lighter 
You realise what you have missed 

A magnificent castle 
Sculptured in stone 
That lay in your heart 
Hidden from view 
Awoken 
You cannot hide 
Beauty, cannot be denied 
The love too... 
For you are never alone 

In a land of mist and magic 
Kings and Queens can play 
Prince and Princesses 
Faeries too 
Another Heartstone way 
All these things belong to you... 

Listen to your heart 
Read the book of The Wise Ways 
Especially the truth book 
Fill your heart with gossamer wings 
A pink dawn, ablaze 
Take another look 
Find these wonderful things 


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44

No it's not a gun,
a malt drink minus one
a waist size
or a world war II year
it's not the temperature
in early springs
not a Vick's cough syrup
it's none of these things

it's the number of volumes
of journals/diaries,
call them what you will
that chronical my life
the victories, the joys, the hurts,
the friends, lovers, and the strife
my hopes, dreams, poems and 
much much more still
only one other person in this world
has been privy to it, and now knows
what's been in my head from 1967
right on until now
that one is my sweet Rose
only Rose knows

I wrote these long lasting journals-
a release for me to use,
with a dark secret, or crazy thought
things that have happened to me
things that have come to naught
many silly, stupid entries
much wisdom, brilliance too,
you never know just what you'll get
you can count on that to be true

but someday...when I am
long. long gone...
maybe someone somewhere will see
what my time was like,
what was going on....

see, when my family first moved
into the family house of 50 years
we found a few great treasures
one very special on, which did bring tears

for in this somewhat faded diary
from 1863, a life in all its colors
did open up very wide for me to see

I felt honored, touched, and somewhat sad,
to think this sweet soul was so long gone
she spoke from the heart, and showed me a world
I could never taste,
and now I knew her life
had never been a waste

because she reached out thru
the centuries, to tell me her tale of life
it seemed to me to validate her being
was more than a long forgotten,
faded tombstone, a name,
maybe with a year
and for a moment somehow
she had become,
someone who was right here.


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Reflection

I look into a mirror and wonder what I see.
Does the person looking back see what's inside of me.
Does it hear the cries inside from tears that never reach my face, or the warmth 
of the touch from a love one's outstretched embrace.

I look into a mirror and wonder what I see. 
With the hopes that some answers will come back to me. 
I see the past behind me and the roads yet to come. I see the person seeing me 
on a journey I just begun.


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IN TO THE WHITE

Upstroke of wing 
Rising draught of air 
Pushing me higher 
In to white clouds, 
tinged with gold 

Such a fluid state of mind 
Through the clouds, 
my wings dissolved in to the white 
There is no such thing, 
as time here 
Only me 

The effort to get here, 
is nothing at all 
For, now I am.... 
Pure energy 
A fluid state of mind and body... 
A happening... 
Dissolved wings, 
in to the white 

Bright clouds roll by, 
there is no up, 
there is no down 
Only here 
Only.....I 


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MISTY MORNING

Mist lay snug in the hollows 
Quietly, 
in the time before sun 

A thick blanket too, 
covering the green 
In a land of mist, 
tall spires, 
rising through 

A swathe of hand, 
pushed away, 
mist from this land, 
brightening day 

Quiet misty morning 
tall spires, 
rising through 
Pale Eastern light 
Dawning 

An eagle, 
so high 
Above the tall spires 
Above the mist 
Looking for eastern light 
The disappearing night 
Now is the time, 
to fly 


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LIKE A BIRD

I flew, like a bird
Upwards
On winds,light warm
 
Joy in my heart
Below
Fields of rippling green
Above
A sky so blue
It seemed to go on for ever
 
Crossing villages and streams
Chasing the sun
I flew, like a bird
On the strength of my dreams
 
Such beauty
Above and below
On a day, like no other
I flew, like a bird
Wings aglow
 
Clouds
Fresh and new
Let me through
As I flew like a bird
in to the blue


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THE WINGS OF THE HEART

We are earthly bound 
for a time... 
Only in our bodies 
Not in the  mind 
Not in the heart 

To climb and see... 
The wings of the heart 
All that lies before me 

Feathers of gold, 
on a portrait of blue 
This is me 
This can be you 

Clouds of white, 
from a portrait of blue 
Feathers of gold... 
Carry me too 

In the wings of the heart 
All that is true 
All of me 
On a portrait of blue 


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LAKE

Dark depths of blue 
Hidden too 
Quiet ripple hits the shore 
Hidden depths, 
part of folk lore 

Lake of blue, 
surrounded by, 
mountains of stone 
and blue sky 
Known to the few 
who know it alone 
and want it too 

This lake of blue 
Only matched................ 
by the colour of your eyes 
Deeper than blue skies 
These thoughts hatched............ 
Be with me too 

This tranquil lake, 
so blue 
Hidden depths.............. 
I  sense it too 
Beginning to wake 

Dark depths of blue, 
hidden too 
Hidden lake, 
beginning to wake 

Depths of blue, 
hidden in you 
Your tranquil lake, 
beginning to wake 

Hidden in mountains of stone 
Depths of blue, 
wanting to be alone 
I am wanting it too, 
this precious time with you 


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MY FIRST FLIGHT

I looked out from the nest
Sun filtered through
Leaves of richest green
A perfect day too
To put my wings to the test

A perfect blue sky
Could be seen
Amongst leaves of richest green
A time to fly

For weeks now
I waited patiently
As down grew
In to flying feathers
That would take me up
In to the blue
From my tree

The first step
The first flight
Is the hardest
Courage too
For, it is needed
To fly
In to the blue

I am not an eagle
Yet, I will fly like one
To leave the nest
In to the blue
In to the sun

I stood on the edge
Looked upwards to the sky
On my first flight
This was my time
My test
For, I must fly

I leapt off
In to the unknown
Wings beating furiously
I climbed skyward
I could not believe
That this was me

I am not eagle
Yet, I will fly like one
I have left the nest
I live in the blue
With wings of sun


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At Rivendell

 After a perilous journey
          They came to Rivendell
           A port in
A stormy sea
The home of Elrond
            Was a place of 
Enchantment
Songs and stories of Another age
Were the fare at 
                 This mystical shrne
The darkness of 
The Necromancer
              Had no power here
The golden race
              Made its home
Here
And here was chosen
A company
              Nine Walkers
Sent out 
Against the Nine Riders
Men, dwarves, elves and Halflings
Convened
And the help of a powerful Wizard
Laid their planes to defear
The Shadow
 (From the chapbook - "Deeper into Middle Earth)              

 


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EAGLE FLIGHT

cascading light 
washing over me 
on sunlit wings 

fierce golden glow 
feather edged sundancer 

sun light in your heart 

goose pimples of pleasure 
sun trickling drops of pure gold light 
dapple on me 

sunbreathing,basking sunshine 
golden wings soar 
rush of warm wind, 
blinding white light 

blue silence 
calm of mind 
flex of golden wing 
on sunlit clouds of white 

pure joy of golden light 
pure joy golden flight 

feather of mind 
feather of heart 

sunlit heart 

breathe me 
soft golden journey 
my journey 
your journey 


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DAYS END

Hot thermal envelopes me ,
pushing me higher 
Shards of light 
splinter over my wings 

Dusty haze 
Earthy smell 

Temperature dropping ,as I climb higher 
Sky darkens 
Pure sweet air 
Pure sweet sunlight 

Wind buffets my body 
I turn in to the light 

Blazing golden light ,
far on the horizon 

Sun setting in blur of dust 
Sky,fresh and clear 

Me,released from earthly ties 
The gentle dying sun 
Its' outstretched hand covering me ,
with soft red and golden light 

Changing me 

Sky darkening, I must descend 
My flight is finishing ,
ending in fading light 

In to the dust ,
leaving my kingdom,my place 

Sadness at end of light 
Darkness falls, I am earth bound 
for a time ...


I wait patiently for dawn ...
dawns fresh glow ,
to warm my cold stiff wings 

Breathe its life in to me 
Pouring its liquid gold  in to me 
Giving me instinct to to climb ,
to that sun 

To fly in such bright  wondrous light 
Light holding me to its breast 

A sparkling golden jewel ,
flashing its fire in to my eyes 
as I leave this dusty earth 
and pursue rarified air and clear light 

In uninterrupted flight 


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PURPLE AND BLUE

The sea, 
reflecting 
Shades of purple and blue 
Where I am, 
in a colour too 

The moon turned, 
slowly in my hand 
The soft light, 
lit up the blue 
Left a shadow in the sand 

A solitary figure on the shore... 
Holding a moon 
From with.... 
Soft light... 
did pour 

The sea... 
In shades of purple and blue 
Filled me too 
Soft light reflecting 
The heart detecting.... 
The colour in you 

Far away... 
The moon turned 
Beams of light 
Scattered across the sea, 
lit up the purple and blue 
for me 


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FOR THE PLACE I'M AT!

Ring of bright water 
surrounds me 

Sun off water,throwing diamonds at me 
heat of sun, 
jewels blind me 

This far off situation, 
is to my taste, 
my imagination,my creation, 
nothing goes to waste 

Breath of warm wind fans me, 
hmmmm,suits me ,you see 

I have nothing here, 
but that's nothing to fear, 
for in this place, nothing is first prize 
second is,meanness,vindictiveness and lies 
That comes as no surprise, 
to the wise 

For the place I'm at , 
is more that big enough to swing a cat 
Come join me, 
for you will soon see 

That the sun throwing diamonds at me , 
makes me richer than you'll ever know, 
because I have the love of you 
and it makes me wealthy so. 
But people  find that hard to see 

They are blind 
in the land of plenty 

Warm wind fans the naked me, 
body and soul 
for all to see 
But I'm richer than thee 
for the things I care, 
belong in the place  I'm at 

Where are you? 
Struggling in the old world too? 
Come and join me, 
for you will see, 
that you will be richer 
than in the blind land of plenty 

For I'm in the place I'm at !


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THE MOUNTAIN

Stone crops flash by me, 
blur of speed 

Flick of wing,turn of beak, 
the hunt is on 
for the prey I seek 

Spears of rock 
are my home 

This magnificent mountain 
strewn with scree 
capped by frost 
ringed by tree 

Rising high,it stands alone, 
granite buttresses 
keep it company 

Planes of rock make me twist and turn, 
complex flying I must learn 
to circumnavigate this world of stone 

Timeless unchanging mountain, 
my home in cool,crisp air 

Wind whispering, 
call me invitingly to the search 
for I am the Hawk of this mountain 

A mountain I know well 
for it is living breathing stone, 
my place ,my home 

Scent of pine  fills me 
as I scan for prey 
Blur of speed on rock 
endless scree 

My mountain,my home, 
this is no solitary life 
for I am not alone 

Weathered rock,clean air 
scent of green 
are my companions 
not always seen 

Spears  of stone reach for sky, 
turn of wing I fly by 
complex flying 
rock sighing 

This mountain stands alone , 
my hunting ground,my home 
strewn with scree, 
capped with frost, 
ringed by tree 


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AN AUTUMN KING

The growing of a boy
To a man
Steps learned
The passage of journeys
Of the heart
Of the mind
Of the trees

There can only be
One Earth King
Love can never die
He lives
For, he is part of everything

His crown
Now decorated with leaves
From an Autumn Queen
For a boy born in Autumn
Became a man
Became a king
Became everything

The Whispering trees
Sent a leaf
For a new King to wear
For a King crowned
Upon his knees
The responsibility to bear
Of Heartstone

The new King stood up
Proud and tall
With Autumn leaves in his crown
The gathering of the Elements
The Seasons
The Winds
Celebrated in the Great Hall

Faeries , flew
Trees, whispered again
A beginning
Something new
For a king
A beginning
To a new reign

The Heartstone  glowed
For a King
Who stood tall
An Autumn boy
The joy
The love
Brought in to a hall

A sense of sadness
For the passing
Of an Earthen King
His face
His stories
Now on the Tapestry of Magic
That hung in the Great Hall

His love
For everything
The Learning of the Wise Ways
His humility
Is what makes a great King

The leaf
Given by the Whispering Trees
Glowed
Upon his cloak of forest bark and leaves
He kissed it,
and believed

A sense of joy
For an Autumn King
The tears that ran down his face
Were tears of sweet gentle rain
For a boy
A  new  beginning
Born in autumn
Became a man
Became a King


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NOCTURN

I let go the day
Embraced the night
Birdsong faded away
 
Shadows fell
Never across my heart
Clouds passed
The moon rising
A distant church bell
 
Stars glittered bright
Celestial heavens turned,
above the moons' soft light
 
I watched stars too
As they shone in deepest velvet blue
I embraced the night,
with all its' charm
and all its' delight
 
A gentle lightening in the sky
A hint of birdsong
Welcomed the day
To the night...
I said goodbye


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GULL (PART II)

Everyone has to learn... 
To be a gull 
One day... 
It will be your turn 

In a sky... 
Perfect too 
Upwards I flew.... 
To meet you 

For, in us all 
Is a Jonathan Livingston 
Bursting through 
Gulls flight... 
In me and in you 

It is the spirit that takes us all... 
Reaching new heights 
New skies                                                                                                                        
New flights 

We all dream 
Some chose to be.... 
Gulls on the sea 
This is me.... 

As I sit, watching the going down of the sun 
The gulls swoop and turn 
I savour the thought 
Can I become.... 
One of those... 
Who fly until the day is done 

One day.... 
I will come as a gull 
Fly over the sea 
Swoop and turn with glee 
What it is to be free 
One day it will be 


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WHAT IT MEANS.....

The sun dipped low.... 
On a horizon tinged with gold and red 
The sea calm 
Such things transient so 

When you become aware... 
What counts.... 
Is the things you share 

It takes time.... 
To understand... 
To appreciate a single day.. 
A sunset... 
Golden sand 
A chosen moment 
Heaven sent 

A flock of birds flew overhead, 
on a horizon tinged with gold and red 
One day... 
You will understand 
What is means..... 
To me.... 
What needs to be said 

All these things you can hold, 
in your heart 
On a stormy day 
On a horizon tinged with red and gold 
The reflected beauty within, 
is constant so 
The sea, calm 
Such things ... 
Transient though 

The sun dipped low 
Hid behind a darkened sea 
These things I hold... 
Inside of me 
With you.... 
What it means..... 
To me.. 
I hold deep so 


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True Warrior

The presence of a giant in a frame so small
Heart of a warrior standing tall
The soul of an angel with the touch of a child
She walks so proud on the longest mile

She won’t give up, it’s a fight to the end
May have lost the battle, but won the right to ascend
And after she’s gone when there’s no more pain
The memory of her touch will remain

A True Warrior with unshakeable faith
The battle that she fought would make most runaway
A True Warrior, A Gentle giant inside
Dealing with a monster, she kept her dignity and pride

The hour draws close, her time is at hand
As she prepares her journey to a promised land
The peace that awaits and calls to her soul
Has her name etched in light on a heavenly scroll

Her battle’s nearly done and her war draws to a close
To face this monster is a path she freely chose
But look up in the sky pretty soon you’ll see a light
As she’s held in the arms of an angel tonight


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Jesus is Coming

In an eye's twinkle
Jesus is coming
For a church without wrinkle 
Or any such thing
So be holy and blameless
Jesus is coming
For a church without blemish
Or any such thing  (Chorus)

If judgment will begin in the Lord's on house
By the cleansing of the Word for a radiant spouse,
Then what will be the end of those whose ways are broad
Who do not obey the very Word of God?

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While people are saying, "Safety and peace,"
Destruction will come upon them suddenly
But for you who are walking as children of Light
That Day should not surprise as a thief in the night

(Chorus)

And if God's righteous people are scarcely saved,
If God's holy people just barely escapes
The Judgment to come with great terror and fear
Then where shall the ungodly and sinner appear?

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When the heavens pass away with a shrill sound,
The earth with everything will burn to the ground.
Now since the elements will melt with fervent heat,
What manner of godly people should we be?
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In an eye's twinkle
Jesus is coming
For a church without wrinkle 
Or any such thing
So be holy and blameless
Jesus is coming
For a church without blemish
Or any such thing  (Chorus)


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SECRET PLACE

A place you can go 
when hurt breaks you so 

Retreat within,find the key 
for there are many keys 
to the secret place 

Key for hurt and pain 
Key for imagination 
Key for magical lands 

The secret place, 
the key ,the door, 
only you know what its for 

Go within your self and explore, 
you are the keeper, 
you know where to go, 
to the door where gentleness will flow 

The secret place 

Your door, many keys 

Key to unlock your heart 
Key to love again 
Key to experience loss and pain 
Key to live and breathe again 

Many keys you can hold, 
but only one door, 
you decide,not told, 
The key you want and what its for 

Dont carry too many keys, 
for the keys are heavy in hand 
and heavy in heart 

The key of pain and loss, 
the heaviest of all 

The key of happiness, 
delicate and fine, 
made with pure golden sunshine 

Carry this key to your secret place 
the best key of all 

The key of love does'nt have a key 
merely warmth 
for this door doesn't need a key 
for there is no door to love 

Love is all around, 
not in one secret place, 
but in all of us, 
wells from within, 
flowing from the heart 

the secret place 


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MY OWN KEY

With the grace and power
Of a Heartstone eagle 
You looked for
And found
The Seventh Door

The key.
To the Kingdom of Magic
Released in you
A Queen or a King
An Eagle
This is what I always wanted
For you
For me
It means everything

Your treasure inside
Was always there
You have love and magic
Of a Heartstone gem
Like an Eagle flying through the air
You carry with you
All the Magic of a Castle

All these beautiful things
That were discovered in you
Sighing Streams
Whispering Trees
Winding Stairs
You took me too
In your dreams

What a delight!
To share these stories
With you
I could not think
Of anyone else
That understood
Love and magic
The power of you
Released in me
The means to find
My own key

I think of you
Your journey too
That you realized earlier on
That you held everything
How your star shone
You now belong
In a world that I made
Especially for you...

I never thought I would say
That this would happen
That, doors can open
To a Magic Kingdom
That you dared to
Come with me today
Such love 
Found in you
That such journeys
Leave you spellbound
In Seven Ways


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PRELUDE

Streams of light,
fell on me
I stayed awhile
A bubbling brook
Grassy knoll
Shady tree

To escape
Find something new
How it matters to you
For in the heart
It cannot lie,
for it is true

To a better time
long ago...
When deeds of valour
Lost beliefs,
meant something so

Magical times,
to fill the air
Fill my heart
What I want to share

For this is my heart
Changing seasons
Faeries too
I hope that it means something to you

In our hearts
We have castles
Nature
Love too

We cannot lose sight,
of pure loving ways
Of wind
Kings and queens
Faeries flight

This is my heartstone


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THESE THINGS

Sometimes I think 
What can I do? 
Before I sink 
What can I change? 
Within my self 
I cannot change what is true 

I cannot hide the weaknesses, 
in my self too 
Nor can I conquer, 
such self loathing 
I live with such things 
What can I do? 

The angriness inside, 
a bitter pill to swallow 
You feel that there is no tomorrow 
Only here and now 
You tried.... 
and how! 

You cannot try, 
to hide it all 
You must get by, 
before you fall 

Such weaknesses, 
I found 
Such strength , 
other things too 

I cannot hide the strengths, 
in my self too 
They will conquer 
My weaknesses... 
This is true 

For, true things 
lie in the heart 
Beating true... 
I, will never fall 
For, these things ... 
Conquer all 


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THREE TIMES A WISH....

To stop.... 
Stand and stare 
under the full Moon glare 
Once 
Twice 
Three times a wish.... 
So much anguish... 

Soft white clouds pass by, 
under a pale Moon.... 
In a night sky 
Which one is I? 

How tranquil... 
The Moon 
Soft white clouds 
Passing by 
Me.... 
Standing still 

Clouds ,racing by.... 
Yet, the Moon.... 
Standing still 
The clouds ,broke free 
A new beginning soon 
perhaps, we'll see 


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The Shadows of the heart

The Shadows of the heart

Sometimes
Nothing stays the same
Where ever you turn
The wind
And its’ song
Can never return

In the shadows
Of the heart
I felt
Its’ bony fingers
Clasping
All of my night

The shadows climbed
I could feel the dread
All I wanted to say
All I have said

I cannot live
In a Shadowland
For my heart
Lives in light
I can give only so much
For I despair of the night


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HEAVEN IS THE PLACE

Heaven is the place, 
where everyone, 
knows your face 

Gentle and kind........ 
Are the ways 
The ways you must find 

If kindness were a flower....... 
then the heart is a meadow 
Purple and blue 
Soft pinks too....... 
All for you 

If gentleness were an ocean.......... 
Then the soul is the boat 
Blue and green 
Idyllic emotion...... 
Sailing serene 

If love were a colour......... 
Then the heart is pure gold 
Shining through 
Unspoiled......... 
For you to hold 

If giving was a stream.... 
Then the heart is a waterfall 
Bubbling flow....... 
For those who know 
For those who hear it's call 

Heaven is the place....... 
Where everyone 
knows your face 
Humility and grace 
Garlanded like lace 

If forgiving was a grain of sand......... 
Then the heart is a mountain 
A rock to which........... 
all will flock 

If patience wasa slender reed............... 
Then the heart is a mighty tree 
These qualities you need 
You see....... 
In heaven............... 
The place to be 



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A DREAMSTONE FAERIE

When a Dreamstone ...
Releases its' light
Faeries come into your world
Dreamstone night
The love unfurled
 
Forever in your heart
A dreamstone
A Faerie too
Waiting to release its' light
The power of you
 
A magical course
Flowing through
The power of you
Wending its' way
Releasing its' light
In dreams
A dark world..
Becoming day
 
Open your heart
For, it cries out
For the light inside of you
Ignite the Dreamstone
Leave all shadows of doubt
Begin to live
In a place of magic
Dreamstones are Faeries too


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A SHADOWFIRE FAERIE

A flame of purest blue
A Shadowfire
The beginning...
Of love
Of light
Truth
Duty
Living within you

With a Dreamstone
You can travel far
In your dreams
A Shadowfire to give
Strength
Flight
Duty

A flame of purest blue
That cannot be put out
A light that shines forever
In you...

On the wings of a Shadowfire
The eagle
That lies deep in your heart
Climbs higher and higher

Never let go
Of strength
Duty
Love
Light
A flame to ignite
Of purest blue
For a Shadowfire
Lives within you


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WHAT AM I?

What am I?
On a sea of blue
Mixtures of stardust
Earthen rust
and honey dew
 
Clouds rising in a dark sky
Fly , if you must
One time before you die
Turning into stardust
Earthen rust
and honeydew
 
I can live forever...
On wings above
On stardust
On your love


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SUMMER TREES

Dappled light streams, 
filtered through 
Shaded green, 
mossy rock gleams 

Such light pooled below.. 
Strange flutterings, 
I heard so, 
in summer trees 

Deepest,richest green, 
filled my heart 
Summer trees 
Where have you been? 
Lost on a soft breeze 

Tall and strong 
The giants of the earth 
They cannot walk 
Here they belong 

Summer trees, 
caressed the ground 
Deepest, richest green 
Nature's colour frieze 
In it, I breathed 
in it, I drowned 


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I WILL SEE YOU SOON

I sailed many miles 
The sun, high 
In a pure azure sky 

Moons and suns, 
passed by 
Still I sailed, 
pushing through a starlit sky 

This boat, 
I feel its' force within me 
It's sails, it's lungs 
It's body, the sea 

Worlds passed 
slowly beneath me 
All I could see, 
before the mast 

This big blue 
Me 
Covering too 

Stars , lit my way 
The moon glowed 
Soft wind , blowed 
Led me astray 

Moons and suns, 
stars and skies 
Ocean blues 
Nothing I could refuse 

Sails of purest white, 
glowed softly during the night 
Reassuring creak, 
of this boat of teak 

This boat has no direction 
I am not its' guide 
This boat is perfection 
I am here only for the ride 

The stars rotated 
above my head 
This boat located, 
my thoughts read 

It is not the destination, 
it is the getting there 
Journeys travelled 
Suns and moons 
Days and nights 
The sea 
The air 
Unravelled 
I will see you soon 
For, 
You are just over there 


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TOMORROWS' MOON

Sweeping clouds 
Billowing white, 
Hiding tomorrows' Moon, 
in golden light 

For, where there is gold light, 
there can be silver too 
Precious colours, 
that can be seen through the night 

Dusk fell, swiftly 
The emerging night, 
changed all... 
In to silver light 

Tomorrows' Moon, 
shone steady and bright 
Silver lantern light, 
lit up the night 

Yesterdays' Moon faded away, 
when night became another day 
The day will end soon... 
and we will have tomorrow's Moon 


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THE PAINTER

Swirls of gold 
Swirls of blue 
A portrait... 
The emotional you 

From its' depths, 
layers of colour 
The painter.. 
Looking for you 

Swirls of sunset 
Swirls of you 
Revealing everything, 
I know too 

The spark in the eyes 
The painter, never lies 
I saw you there 
The colour never dies 

A soul, on canvas 
captured for eternity 
Swirls of emotion, 
filling you and me 

Soft brush strokes too 
guided with love 
Swirls of gold 
Swirls of blue 

I saw her too, 
in a swirl of blue 
Captured my heart 
Felt in you 

The naked face 
The naked you 
The painter 
Captured everything 
Everything I want too 

Textures of light 
Swirls of colour 
The softness of shadowy light 
Such vibrancy, 
calling me 

Shades of you 
Shades of me 
Lost on a canvas of eternity 
in swirls of gold and blue 


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THE CORAL

The coral... 
In a blue sea 
Waiting for you.... 
Waiting for me.... 

The coral... 
For you... 
For me... 

What I feel 
The coral... 
The bright glowing... 
Inside me... 
What I found... 
So profound... 
Love , flowing 

My life.... 
is like the coral... 
in a blue sea 
the bright glowing 
what I made 
Taken from the blue sea 
my colour will fade... 

Put me back... 
In my sea of blue 
My coral... 
Waiting for you 

The coral... 
Our lives... 
Can never fade 
the bright glowing 
The sea ,flowing 
we both made 


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A POEM FOR DI

I look back upon the years 
Some with joy............ 
Some with tears 

I face the future now 
I must steady my fears 
As much as I can allow 

Things I must not forget............ 
Let go the pain 
Let go the regret......... 
For my life is on the wane 

I have love in the Lord 
Where I walk 
I never walk alone 
I have my reward 
I have atoned 

The setting sun.......... 
Prematurely this way 
My life is complete......... 
At the end of this day 
It is done 

There is sadness I cannot hide 
Robbie,will be there....... 
Right by my side 
we will both be in the Lords care 

I will always live ........ 
In the friends that I keep 
Do not weep 
For I have accomplished 
All I have wished 


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ON AN OCEAN

I soar endlessly 
on an ocean 
so blue 
the wings ache 
I know... 

Such space 
in a world 
of such blue 
what I flew 
I know... 

Silvered wings 
on an ocean 
so blue 
it is everything 
I know... 

So many miles too 
in a dream 
on an ocean 
so blue 
I know... 

What is to become of me? 
the wings ache 
I soar endlessly 
carefree 
I know... 

On an ocean 
the spirit flies free 
endlessly 
on the blue 
I know 


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MYSTERIES OF THE HEART

Shadows, flew 
across my heart 
Dark too 

Such dark beauty 
Such mystery 
Shadows too, 
in the heart 

Amidst the shadows 
A light grew 
A spark... 
A rose... 
That was me 

Spilling out 
Petals falling 
Colour calling, 
I heard it shout 

To travel 
so far... 
Mysteries of the heart 
Such dark beauty, 
becoming light 

The smokiness within 
The battle of light 
The battle of dark 
A curious whim 
A curious spark 

Light and shadows, 
flew across my heart 
Such beautiful things 
Cannot rest in the 
mysteries of the heart 


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LIONHEART

In a world beating down... 
The Lionhearts rise... 
Strength of will... 
Strength of the wise... 
Such hearts... 
Full of grace, 
Full of compassion 
Lionhearts... 
Claim their crown 

Lionhearts... 
Rise up everyday... 
They never stay down 
For,Lionhearts... 
Fight for their crown 

So many people to fall 
Yet, a Lionheart is within us all 
Where there is far to go 
Look inside... 
For down below 
Beats a heart 
like a lion so 


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WAKING UP AT DAWN

Waking up at dawn
with incandescent lights
on my subdued frawn...
receding to warm sheets;
recognizing the petrel's flight
with the hawks pursuing it in delight,
while spiders hang on dusty webs
and the incessant thrush sings...

Waking up at dawn
with sunken eyes,
not wanting to meet sunlight;
a little morose,but gladsome...
I glance at the maples,
submerged in intense light,
as the wagtails tap
on my  moist window
to greet me with a cheerful chirp...

Waking up at dawn
with departing lovely dreams,
I grope uncertainly amid visions;
no full moon rises above the bright horizon,
and with no night passion to inflame me:
I reckon another inevitable aspect of reality...


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my wings.

our freedom,
our religion,
our race,
our time,
our way,
our space,
the angry won't look into your eyes to see,
the hurt wont say it out loud,
even the happy hide it behind a smile,
it's the frustration that follows not only you but me,
politically correct,
society's neglect,
how people reflect,
judgments already set ,
opened pages of the news as we justify all the wrong doings,
never willing to say the truth just take a side of the one before you'
wrong are right you wouldn't want them to think your that way,
on one side are the other it's just business as usual, (hiding you wings,)
close your eyes and just say it,
if our world was truly blind would there be so much hate,
blind to the truth as we are today we see yet we fear taking that one last step,
then as we walk away we say we should of said this,we should did that, our regret,
as I write these words for any one of any place of any race,
these are my wings,
I fill sorry for all man kind,
for no one sees the truth, no one looks into the eyes, no one justs sees a face,
history noted in our minds, 
time shows us what they didn't find,
now the presents is unkind,
can we not repeat it, can we just cross all lines,
show the children at our feet a new way,
teach them the right thing to say,
let them not pay for what we do today,
these are my wings... this is who I portray 




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JUPITER, RISING

I reached out, 
to touch the sun 
Gold and red 
Down it dipped, 
night came 
Instead 

The night sky 
brought forth its' stars 
Dlanets too 
darkening rush, 
the day slipped by 

I lifted high 
Followed the wind 
Followed the moon, 
in to the starlit sky 

This blue Earth... 
At night... 
Leaving a trail of stars 
The planets emerging light 

Martian red 
Venus, jewel bright 
What I came to see.. 
Jupiter.. 
Rising, 
in all its' majesty 

Mighty Jupiter 
Chemical storms , seething 
Swirling below 
How it burned, 
in a night sky 
The Jovian light returned 

The suns' radiance 
felt upon my face 
in deepest coldest space 
Yet I sense... 
Jupiter, rising 


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BLUE RIVER

This cool river of blue 
gently flowing....... 
I flow with it too, 
my heart slowing 

Slowly turning in the tide, 
indigo sky above 
I cannot hide 
I cannot hide this love 

This cool river flowing, 
my heart slowing, 
my body showing, 
this river.......... 
All knowing 

My arms stretched wide, 
I cannot hide 
I flow with the tide 
This blue river............. 
my guide 

My love showing 
on this blue tide 
Heart gently flowing 
on this blue river wide 

Blue,gently flowing, 
for the  heart giver 
Blue gently showing 
upon the cool river 

The gentle tide, 
which I cannot hide 
My heart flowing too 
on this river of blue 

Slowly turning 
on this blue river, 
arms out wide, 
love deep inside, 
for the heart giver 

Love pouring, 
my heart soaring 
Gentle flowing, 
flowing with you 
My heart......... slowing 

You and I, 
an irrisistable tide 
Arms stretched out wide, 
gentle heart giver, 
upon the blue river 

Blue river wide, 
flowing 
I cannot hide, 
my love showing 
Blue river............... 
Be my guide 


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BRIDGE

This bridge I build 
I build to last 
Not of stone or metal 
Deep inside 
Down past 
Thoughts I have willed 

This bridge of many spans 
reaches out to you 
Walk with me......... 
If you want to 

The bridge can be broken 
By thoughts of despair 
By harsh words spoken 

This bridge, 
reaches far in to your heart 
Relentless march through 
Join me too 
If you want too 
What you can be 
Let us start 

So many bridges to build, 
without stone or metal 
made with thoughts willed 

This bridge I have built 
Will not wilt 
For...together 
It will last 
Deep inside 
Down past 

This bridge built for you 
Stronger than stone 
Built on love and affection 
More than flesh and bone 

Bridge running through, 
your heart case 
Open up 
Walk with me too....... 
this open space 

This bridge ............ 
Connecting us 
Cornerstone and truss 
Walk with me, 
if you want to 
what you want to be 


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TRUTH AND LIGHT

I looked from the edge of light 
Stared across and saw truth 
I stepped forward, 
and fell in to the night 

Down I fell, 
in no time at all 
Felt gods' hand 
Lift me, 
for in his love I did dwell 

In to the light, 
carried up high 
I saw truth, 
pure and bright 

I can fall 
any time at all 
from the edge of light 
I have faith, 
that will lift me from the night 

I see the truth, 
just over there 
Waiting for me 
across the night air 

The beauty in truth and light 
lay before me 
I could reach out and hold 
everything in sight 


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Forever

Forever
A faint voice whispered through
Calling softly
Letting in the cold taste of sorrow
Memories streaming within my mind
Flooding me with Forever
Could this truly be gone
Over and done with
Forever use to blanket me in bed
Forever use to catch me when I tripped
And now such a contagious word 
Caught onto something it shouldn't have
Plunging into darkness
Such grief is blinding
Scratching and tearing until I was bare
Bare of sense
Bare of emotion
Bare of any happiness I could hold onto
This day, this Forever was unfair
Devastation and torment 
Why had I loved so hard
Why when all that could come was Forever
Questions ask
Answers stay silent
No one knows
No one predicts
Forever is Forever
So I am forced to listen
Forced to be 
Forced to wait
Forever




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THE FAERIES OF HEARTSTONE

Small darting lights,
through the whispering trees
Through Heartstone
Faerie flights

A castle cannot be...
Without a faerie
Magic in the air
What it all means,
to you and me

Lilting song
from a Heartstone faerie
Will touch you deep
This where your heart does belong

Love filled the air
Music too
Soft faerie light
The colour, so rare

Where it all began
Lost in time
The faeries found
A land sublime
The kings wrought
A castle
The faeries blessed the ground

Through out the years
Faeries were here,
through laughter and tears
Weddings
The coming of the darkness
Faeries,   were always there                                                                  
                                    
Small darting lights
Through the whispering trees
Through me
Filled me with colour
If you could only see...
The heartstone
what can be


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NAKEDNESS

Nakedness is seen
by a coscience in conflict;
nakedness is the fear
of hearts shunning their guilt...

It will be incredibly beautiful
to gently fall in a deep sleep,
hop on one of those clouds and float
on a lovely,unending and surreal dream...

Like Adam and Eve,
we'll be completly alone and safe;
innocent and unaware
of our own nakedness:
to wander off into the wilderness
with Guardian Angels on our side...

Wouldn't it be an awful pity
to lose all that is blessed,good and nice
for taking somebody's else wrong advice
and be found unworthy of joy?

It will be conceivably easy
to ascape from reality:
only loving ourselves timelessly;
thinking of happy thoughts
as we contemplate the endless stars
that that seem to welcome our sensuality...

Wouldn't it be wonderful
to be so thankful
to the Mighty Lord,
and to trust in His promise of prosperity...
than to be defeated by misery?

Nakedness is considered sleazy and lame
by eyes that are lascivious and unholy; 
nakedness is felt conspicuously
when we stare at our naked bodies in shame... 


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COME WITH ME

Come with me 
My wing, 
to lift you 
Easy,you see 
Come too............ 

For the journey must start 
My wing........... 
My heart.......... 
I give to you......... 
Come too 

Come with me.............. 
My wing....... 
From the heart 
The first place to start 
This I bring........ 
This is me.......... 

The wing, 
The heart, 
This I bring 

My wing, 
to lift you 
Sunset sky 
This I bring........ 
Let us fly 

From the heart, 
From the wing, 
This I bring............ 
This start.............. 
This thing............. 

Come with me.............. 
my wing, 
To lift you, 
My heart, 
I bring, 
I give too 


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ANGEL LIGHT

Carried into the night, 
I felt a warm hand in mine 
Reassuring too, 
this was my time 

My life is gone now, 
I never gave up the fight 
For now,  I travel... 
In soft angel light 

The stars flew past, 
not a sound was heard 
The hand in mine... 
Soft hand warm, 
this was my time 
Through the night, 
like a bird 

The hand in mine began to glow, 
soft and warm 
Now I could see the feathers too... 
Not far to go... 

Angel light, 
carrying me 
Gold and  bright 
I stepped through... 
Left the night..., 
and saw heaven in sight 


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THE EARTHEN KING

When the world began
The Earthen King
Stood by
For the Fire King
To bring to the surface
All the rock
For, it had the making
Of continents

An artist created
All these living things
The beautiful trees
Beneath a golden sun
For, when the earth cooled
The Kings of Water and Air
Let it live and breathe

The colours too
Of flowers 
Of orchids
Of trees
Of skies of blue

Such beauty
To make you weep
In joy
For, so many things made
In imagination
Completely

To fill a world
With trees
With magic
With love
That only a king
Can know
That it meant....
everything


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I Believe in you

Whatever you may dream
I'll believe in you
Whatever goal you wish to reach
I'll help you see it through

I'll believe in you
When no one else could care
I'll stick by your side
When life seems unfair

Together we can accomplish
Whatever it may be
We'll go hand in hand
You can always count on me

We can watch a sunset
In the early morning light
Or gaze at the stars
On a cold and lonely night

In your eyes when life stands still
I'll believe in you
When words cannot be spoken
I'll show you what to do

Forever is hard to imagine
The future may seem far away
But I'll believe in you
Until my dying day

yours truly


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Blessed is the Man

Blessed is the man
      Who does not walk in advice of the wicked
Blessed is the man
      Who does not stand in the way of the sinners
Blessed is the man
      Who does not sit in the seat of the scornful
Blessed is the man
      And only he will stand	(Chorus)

For in the law of the Lord is his delight
And in His law he meditates day and night
Therefore, he shall be - planted like a tree
By the rivers of water and his green leaf
Shall not wither, but in season he yields his fruit
And God shall prosper whatever he will do

      In His righteous way hearing all God has to say
      He will shine more and more unto the perfect day (because)

(Chorus)

But the wicked are not so, they're like the chaff
Blown away by the wind and that's not the half
The ungodly shall not stand in the judgment
Nor will sinners congregate with the righteous
For the way of the ungodly shall perish
But God watches over everyone who'll cherish

      His righteous way and all that they hear Him say
      And they will shine more and more unto the perfect day (because)

(Chorus)


Psalm 1


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TO THE SHORE

Pebbles tumble, 
to the shore, 
my thoughts tumble, 
my heart, 
sore 

My thoughts, 
my very core, 
are like driftwood, 
beaching gently on the shore 
Thes new things, 
what's it all for? 

Rush of noisy white surf, 
to the shore 
Thoughts churn, 
how things turn! 

Things I could 
Things I should, 
driftwood, 
to the shore 

White water on high tide, 
my thoughts,feelings, 
this driftwood i ride 

Drifting to the shore, 
it has purpose, 
for the things you see 
are not a curse 
for what can be. 
Live the day 
before it is taken away 

This pebbly beach, 
the values it can teach. 
The driftwood 
to the shore, 
brings it to the fore 

This blue sky burns me deep, 
inwards I weep, 
for I stumble 
to find, 
the words of a kind, 
to make me humble 

For the sea 
in it's tidal war, 
claims my heart sore. 
This driftwood 
and the thoughts held at bay 
washed away, 
as it should 

For I start a new day 
with new driftwood....... 
to the shore 



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HEARTSTONE

For days you hunt but nothing found, 
for the heart stone to reveal its' self, 
buried deep in shadowy ground 

This shadowy land that I walk, 
sometimes alone 
for I am the gatherer of the heart stone 

The heart stone, 
find its' glow, 
for it will surely show 
its' self to the seeker, 
for if it lies in shadowy room 
it grows weaker 

The heart stone 
does not like being alone, 
alone in shadow, 
hidden so 

The heart stone 
needs to be found, 
its' light displayed 
for living in gloom 
causes its' light to fade 
in shadowy room 

The gatherer will look 
in every shadowy place, 
seek out and reach, 
the heart stone, 
find its' place 

For it is bound 
in shadowy room 
all alone, 
waiting to be found, 
by the gatherer of the stone 

The gatherer of the stone 
will never tire, 
searching the gloom 
for the jewel of hidden fire, 
that lights up the room 

For the stone is in our shadowy place 
bring it forth to show its' face, 
throw off darkened room 
and let the heart stone bloom 


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PURPLE AND BLUE

The sea, 
reflecting 
Shades of purple and blue 
Where I am, 
in a colour too 

The moon turned, 
slowly in my hand 
The soft light, 
lit up the blue 
Left a shadow in the sand 

A solitary figure on the shore... 
Holding a moon 
From with.... 
Soft light... 
did pour 

The sea... 
In shades of purple and blue 
Filled me too 
Soft light reflecting 
The heart detecting.... 
The colour in you 

Far away... 
The moon turned 
Beams of light 
Scattered across the sea, 
lit up the purple and blue 
for me 


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HEART SHAPED ROOM

Live in a heart shaped room 
Your life...to bloom 
The things we know.............. 
About ourselves so 

Nothing can break.............. 
When you awake 
The spell..... 
I can tell 

The things we know, 
affect us so 
Your life to bloom............. 
In a heart shaped room 

This soft light............. 
in a heart shaped room 
Is you..... 
Your life.... 
To bloom 

Heart shaped room 
Your spell.... 
in full bloom........ 
I can tell.............. 


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BEAUTY AND MAGIC

Such beauty passed my way 
Fields of cosmos 
Birds of the air 
Another golden day 

Is it all for me? 
can I share? 
For such beauty, 
is more than I can bare 

Blue oceans 
Colour dreams 
Such beauty 
Warmth of emotions 

The colours grew 
From the heart 
Beauty and magic 
Flowed through 

A touch of hand 
Open to the sky 
Golden sand 
See the birds fly 

Such beauty passed my way 
Always golden 
Always another day 
Therein  lies the magic 
In my heart, it lay 


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HEART OF A STORM

Thunder tore apart the air... 
Shards of rock split... 
Lightning flashed across the sky 
The clouds ,all lit 
The wind ,howling by 

The black clouds scudded across, 
driven by the wind before them 
The lightning... 
Like an angry whip 
Cracked and burned 
Through the night 
Like a lover spurned 
Like a lover lost 

The rock split 
The air burned 
The lightning twisted and turned 
An angry light .. 
Flickered here 
Flickered there 
Like a lover spurned 

The lightning struck here 
The lightning struck there 
Shards of rock filled the air 
Monstrous black clouds passed through, 
in an angry heart too 
For, it burned... 
Like a lover spurned 

The black clouds 
Passed through 
Leaving a pale moon, 
whose light fell on me too 

All this in my heart too... 
all churned, 
where the lightning burned, 
through and through 
The angry light, 
Extinguished... 
Replaced by a pale moon, 
that fell on me 

The blood flowed 
Deep rich red, 
in a storm 
The lightning... 
The light that bled 
In a heart bestowed 

Storms abate.... 
The one in my heart 
Still aches.... 
With the storms I make 


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DISCOVERY

Eagles soared high 
to the Princes' Four Winds 
Golden eyes, keen 
Above in the blue 

A passing cloud, 
snowy white 
On a sea of blue 
Could this be the one 
Could this be what they were looking for? 

Swooping down 
Through cloud, so white 
Made golden wings, bright 
brighter than a Kings' Crown 

Bursting through 
in to air, so sweet 
Filled with scent 
An island! , Found too! 

This one could only be seen 
by the chosen few.. 
Eagles, have magic too 

Deep forests, 
rising through valleys 
The eagles, 
Searching.. 
Mountain high 
Bays too 
For, ships must dock 
On an island, 
Hidden in the ocean blue 

Onwards , they sped 
Faeries, sense things 
For, they know 
Good news will always travel ahead 

A sense of excitement, 
coursed through.. 
Waiting for eagles 
Wanting their news 
Seeing their views 

One by one, 
they dropped down 
Wings , burnished by golden sun 
Their mission, done 

The Kings, gathered 
Queens and Princesses 
Princes too 
For ,on this day.. 
Land! 
For me! 
For you! 

The Eagles had not failed 
Sweet land 
A place to build 
Wooden ships willed 
Wooden ships sailed 

A journey across the sea 
A discovery... 
A Heartstone, in a place 
safe, 
for you and for me 


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ON AN EAGLES' WINGS

On an eagles' wings 
I climbed high 
Saw many things 
Saw me 
Oh my! 

A golden feather, 
to fall 
Take it 
It is for you, 
hear its' call 

I saw many things,